Boarding - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbɔːrdɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word boarding
Brit.  |ˈbɔːdɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word boarding
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to board

noun

- the act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft (syn: embarkation, embarkment)
- a structure of boards

Examples

Boarding is now taking place at Gate 38.

We're now boarding all passengers.

The flight is about to begin boarding.

Passengers should remain in the boarding area.

Our train is boarding on platform 6.

He attended a prestigious boarding school in Massachusetts.

She was sent to boarding school when she was nine.

Her parents hoped that boarding school might civilize her some.

...spent her last years in the disconsolate environs of a cheap boarding house...

the insular world of boarding schools

...a preceptor at a small English boarding school...

...I was lost in reverie and didn't realize my flight was boarding until it was almost too late....

Jim is boarding with Mrs King while he's in town.

She always had one or two students boarding with her.

He was paged repeatedly as the flight was boarding.

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