floor|board

floor|board
floor|board «FLR BRD, FLOHR BOHRD», noun, verb.
–n.
1. one of the boards of a wooden floor.
2. Usually, floorboards. the floor of an automobile, especially of the driver's compartment: »

Then the green flag fell and 33 big feet pushed 33 throttles to the floorboards (Time).

–v.t.
Informal. to push (the accelerator) down to the floorboard of an automobile.

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