chessboard

chessboard
chessboard [ches′bôrd΄]
n.
a square board with 64 squares of two alternating colors, used in chess and checkers

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  • Chessboard — Chess board , n. The board used in the game of chess, having eight rows of alternate light and dark squares, eight in each row. See {Checkerboard}. [1913 Webster] Note: The chessboard and the checkerboard are alike. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chessboard — ► NOUN ▪ a square board divided into sixty four alternating dark and light squares, used for playing chess or draughts …   English terms dictionary

  • Chessboard — a b c d e f g h …   Wikipedia

  • chessboard — UK [ˈtʃesˌbɔː(r)d] / US [ˈtʃesˌbɔrd] noun [countable] Word forms chessboard : singular chessboard plural chessboards a square board used for playing chess …   English dictionary

  • chessboard — [[t]tʃe̱sbɔː(r)d[/t]] chessboards N COUNT A chessboard is a square board with 64 black and white squares that is used for playing chess …   English dictionary

  • chessboard design —    Also referred to as lattice, fretwork, filigree, honeycomb, and grating. All six terms were introduced in or shortly before 1928 by the German American biological psychologist and philosopher Heinrich Klüver (1897 1979) as more or less… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • chessboard — noun Date: 15th century a checkerboard used in the game of chess …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chessboard — /ches bawrd , bohrd /, n. the board, identical with a checkerboard, used for playing chess. [1400 50; late ME. See CHESS1, BOARD] * * * …   Universalium

  • chessboard — noun The square board used in the game of chess, subdivided into eight rows of eight squares each, the squares in each row and column being of alternating colours …   Wiktionary

  • chessboard — chess|board [ˈtʃesbo:d US bo:rd] n a square board with 64 black and white squares, on which you play chess …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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