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control board

a panel containing switches, dials, and other equipment for regulating electrical devices, lights, etc.
Also called control panel.
Origin of control board
1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He leaned against the control-board desk top and folded his arms across his massive chest.

    Danger in Deep Space Carey Rockwell
  • Calhoun sat down at the control-board and watched the clock.

    Pariah Planet Murray Leinster
  • So long as Calhoun did not touch the control-board, though, he was uninterested.

    Pariah Planet Murray Leinster
  • Before it there was a control-board complete with radar-screens.

    Space Tug Murray Leinster
  • It looked more like the control-board of a fair-sized steamship than that of a locomotive.

    Our Railroads To-Morrow Edward Hungerford

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