from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A board on which bread is sliced or dough is kneaded.
- n. An experimental model, especially of an electric circuit; a prototype.
- n. A thin, blank, often white board on which a prototype circuit with numerous connections for circuit elements is constructed.
- transitive v. To construct an experimental model of (an electric circuit, for example).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A cutting board, especially for cutting bread.
- n. A pull-out cutting board underneath a counter, found in many kitchens.
- n. A reusable solderless device used to build a (usually temporary) prototype of an electronic circuit and for experimenting with circuit designs.
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- n. a wooden or plastic board on which dough is kneaded or bread is sliced
Using a plastic foam "breadboard," Tom began experimenting with various circuit designs.
Apart from useful experimental R&D, we have achieved major theoretical physics breakthroughs that have enabled us to reach a point where Lattice is finally ready to begin an intensive engineering program aimed at building prototype 'breadboard' LENR power generation devices.
'breadboard' of the coronagraph - which will be capable of spectroscopy as well as high-resolution imaging.
This integrated 'breadboard' demonstrator has been completed in just six months, including all necessary subsystems, mathematical models and software, to not only validate the external coronagraph concept but assess its performance in practical terms, "explained at yesterday's ceremony the supervisor of the initiative, expert Peter de Maagt.
To really get a grip on all this, I highly recommend that you get a little "breadboard" that you can plug components into without soldering (
Linda walked slowly into the room with three mugs of tea balanced on a breadboard.
Peter Corkhill was startled to read on his Le Vrai Gourmet bamboo breadboard from John Lewis: "Avoid impact with sharp implements as this may cause surface indentations."
The first task was to assemble the RFID read/write module and antenna on the breadboard.
One of our jobs was to breadboard and verify the workability of the next weeks lab assignment for the professors in the Electrical Engineering Department.
One particular week the chairman of the department brought in a schematic for my lab partner to breadboard.