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breadboard

[bred-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈbrɛdˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
noun
1.
a slab of wood on which dough is kneaded and bread is sliced.
2.
Electronics. a circuit assembled on an insulating surface, often with solderless contacts, in which components can easily be replaced for circuit alteration and experimentation.
verb (used with object)
3.
Electronics. to construct (an experimental circuit) for the purpose of feasibility tests.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; bread + board
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British Dictionary definitions for bread board

breadboard

/ˈbrɛdˌbɔːd/
noun
1.
a wooden board on which dough is kneaded or bread is sliced
2.
an experimental arrangement of electronic circuits giving access to components so that modifications can be carried out easily
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