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inboard

[in-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈɪnˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
adjective
1.
located nearer the longitudinal axis or center, as of an airplane:
the inboard section of a wing.
2.
located inside a hull or aircraft:
a motorboat with an inboard engine.
3.
(of a motorboat) having the motor inboard.
adverb
4.
inside or toward the longitudinal axis or center of a hull, aircraft, machine, etc.
Compare outboard (def 4).
noun
5.
an inboard motor.
6.
a boat equipped with an inboard motor.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; orig. phrase in board
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Examples from the web for inboard
  • For power, of course, a standard inboard may not do.
  • The tailgate still sports mysterious indentations inboard of the fender-mounted taillights.
  • It has large, four-wheel disc brakes and the rears are inboard, mounted on the differential case.
  • The cover for the center console slides fore and aft for comfortable elbow resting on the inboard side.
  • It had a big inboard that growled at idle speed, issuing a challenge.
  • The wings had to be removed and dismantled into inboard and outboard portions, and the engines had to be taken out of the wings.
  • They are powered by a variety of outboard, stern drive, and inboard engines.
British Dictionary definitions for inboard

inboard

/ˈɪnˌbɔːd/
adjective
1.
(esp of a boat's motor or engine) situated within the hull Compare outboard (sense 1)
2.
situated between the wing tip of an aircraft and its fuselage: an inboard engine
adverb
3.
towards the centre line of or within a vessel, aircraft, etc
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