geoboard etymology

English word geoboard comes from English board, English geometry

Detailed word origin of geoboard

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
board English (eng) (basketball, informal) A rebound. (intransitive) To obtain meals, or meals and lodgings, statedly for compensation. (transitive) To provide someone with meals and lodging, usually in exchange for money.. (transitive) To receive meals and lodging in exchange for money.. (transitive) To step or climb onto or otherwise enter a ship, aircraft, train or other conveyance.. (transitive) To write [...]
geometry English (eng) (countable) the spatial attributes of an object, etc.. (mathematics, countable) a type of geometry with particular properties. (mathematics, uncountable) the branch of mathematics dealing with spatial relationships.
geoboard English (eng) A board with nails around which elastic bands can be looped in order to explore concepts in geometry.

Words with the same origin as geoboard

Descendants of board
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Descendants of geometry
-ometry geometrist geometrize stereogeometric