Big Board

Business / Finance / Big Board: A nickname for the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Also known as The Exchange. More than 2,000 common and preferred stocks are traded. Founded in 1792, the N.Y.S.E. is the oldest exchange in the United States, and the largest. It is located on Wall Street in New York City.

Other Words for Big

Big Adverb Synonyms: pompously, boastfully, conceitedly, arrogantly, pretentiously
Big Adjective Synonyms: large, great, grand, huge, enormous, immense, gigantic, giant, tremendous, colossal, Brobdingnagian, jumbo, socking or whacking big or great, humongous
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Other Words for Board

Board Noun Synonyms: plank, scantling, timber
Board Verb Synonyms: go aboard, ship aboard, enter, embark on
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Off-Board

Business / Finance / Off-Board: Used for listed equity securities. Transacted away from a national securities exchange even though the stock itself is listed, such as on the NYSE, and instead of on the OTC market, a regional exchang MORE

Hardboard

Life Style / Painting / Hardboard: (also termed: Beaverboard, Masonite, Upson board) These boards are made from wood-pulp and/or waste paper. The front presents a smooth hard surface, the back having a textured tooth resembling a rever MORE

Hitting The Big Ball Before The Little Ball

Entertainment / Golf / Hitting The Big Ball Before The Little Ball: Another phrase for hitting the ball fat (the big ball being the earth) MORE

High Board

Entertainment / Bowling / High Board: Although lanes are built to certain tolerances, humidity and other factors might cause an individual board to be a hair higher than the others; a ball hitting a high board will tend to stop hooking wh MORE

Gyp Board

Business / Construction / Gyp Board: Drywall. Wall board or gypsum. A panel (normally 4' X 8', 10', 12', or 16')made with a core of Gypsum (chalk-like) rock, which covers interior walls and ceilings. MORE

G-Board

Entertainment / Bowling / G-Board: The gutter. See also the grey board. MORE

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