What does dashboard mean?

Definitions for dashboardˈdæʃˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word dashboard.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. splashboard, splasher, dashboard(noun)

    protective covering consisting of a panel to protect people from the splashing water or mud etc.

  2. dashboard, fascia(noun)

    instrument panel on an automobile or airplane containing dials and controls


  1. Dashboard(n.)

    an instrument panel beneath the front window of a motor vehicle (such as an automobile or truck), containing indicating gauges and dials, such as the speedometer and fuel gauges, and sometimes certain control knobs or other devices.


  1. dashboard(Noun)

    An upturned screen of wood or leather placed on the front of a horse-drawn carriage, sleigh or other vehicle that protected the driver from mud, debris, water and snow thrown up by the horse's hooves.

  2. dashboard(Noun)

    A panel under the windscreen of a motor car or aircraft, containing indicator dials, compartments, and sometimes controls.

  3. dashboard(Noun)

    A graphical user interface in the form of or resembling a motor car dashboard.

  4. dashboard(Verb)

    To organize in a dashboard format.

    Dashboarding your work can enhance productivity.

  5. Origin: From for meaning 1. Possibly expanded meaning later.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dashboard(noun)

    a board placed on the fore part of a carriage, sleigh, or other vehicle, to intercept water, mud, or snow, thrown up by the heels of the horses; -- in England commonly called splashboard

  2. Dashboard(noun)

    the float of a paddle wheel

  3. Dashboard(noun)

    a screen at the bow af a steam launch to keep off the spray; -- called also sprayboard


  1. Dashboard

    A dashboard is a control panel placed in front of the driver of an automobile, housing instrumentation and controls for operation of the vehicle. The word originally applied to a barrier of wood or leather fixed at the front of a horse-drawn carriage or sleigh to protect the driver from mud or other debris "dashed" up by the wheels and horses' hooves.

Editors Contribution

  1. dashboard

    A form of technology that displays and updates in real-time simple graphical presentation of the current status and necessary, fundamental and vital data, evidence, facts, information, key performance indicators, statistics and trends of a business, company, charity, government or other type of organization.

    Many types of organizations use a dashboard to manage, monitor and update data of various types.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dashboard in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dashboard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Nike Chief Executive Mark Parker:

    Athletes want more than a dashboard and data - they want a more personal relationship.

  2. Nike Chief Executive Mark Parker:

    Athletes want more than a dashboard and data – they want a more personal relationship.

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