Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: switchboard
IPA transcription: [sw'ɪtʃb,ɔɹd]
Pronunciations of switchboard
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: switchboard, patchboard, plugboard
    Meaning: telephone central where circuits are completed with patchcords
Usage examples
  • Abaft the conning-tower were the engines, a switchboard, and finally the berths of the engine-room staff.
  • Tired, bloody, triumphant, the sailors and workers swarmed into the switchboard room, and finding so many pretty girls, fell back in an embarrassed way and fumbled with awkward feet.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Elizabeth II, License CC BY-SA 4.0