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Big Board

noun, (sometimes lowercase) Informal.
the New York Stock Exchange.
Origin of Big Board
1920-25, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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British Dictionary definitions for big-board

Big Board

noun (US, informal)
the quotation board in the New York Stock Exchange
the New York Stock Exchange
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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big-board in Culture

big board definition

The huge electronic board at the New York Stock Exchange that reports the changing values of stocks traded on the exchange.

Note: The term is used sometimes to mean the New York Stock Exchange itself.
The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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Slang definitions & phrases for big-board

big board


The New York Stock Exchange: down 100 points on the big board

[fr the large display board that reports on stocks traded on the exchange]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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