Definition of dashboard:
- A board placed on the fore part of a carriage, sleigh, or other vehicle, to intercept water, mud, or snow, thrown up by the heels of the horses; - in England commonly called splashboard.
- A screen at the bow af a steam launch to keep off the spray; - called also sprayboard.
- The float of a paddle wheel.
car part (part of speech: noun)
- shock absorber,
- spark plug,
- connecting rod,
- glove compartment,
- steering wheel,
- "The Law-Breakers", Ridgwell Cullum.
For, reaching over to start the engine, as Tish had taught me by turning a lever on the dashboard and moving up a throttle on the wheel, what was my horror to see the car moving slowly off, with Aggie in the rear seat and as white as chalk.- "More Tish", Mary Roberts Rinehart.
He thrust his left leg out, so that his cow- hide boot hung over the dashboard, and fumbled in his pocket; then thrust out the right leg and fumbled in another pocket; then dived into two or three coat pockets; finally a very crumpled note, smelling of the stable, came up from the depths and was handed to Dr. Lavendar.- "The Awakening of Helena Richie", Margaret Deland.