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Sideboard vs. Console

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Sideboardnoun

(furniture) A piece of dining room furniture having drawers and shelves for linen and tableware; originally for serving food.

Consolenoun

A stand-alone cabinet designed to stand on the floor; especially, one that houses home entertainment equipment, such as a TV or stereo system.

Sideboardnoun

A board or similar barrier that forms part of the side of something.

Consolenoun

A cabinet that controls, instruments, and displays are mounted upon.

Sideboardnoun

Sideburns.

Consolenoun

An instrument with displays and an input device that is used to monitor and control an electronic system.

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Sideboardnoun

(collectible card games) A set of cards that are separate from a player's primary deck, used to customize a match strategy against an opponent by enabling a player to change the composition of the playing deck.

Consolenoun

The keyboard and screen of a computer or other electronic device.

Sideboardnoun

(fishing) A restriction on using the right to catch a certain number of fish that was granted in relation to a different fishery.

Consolenoun

(video games) A device dedicated to playing video games, set apart from arcade cabinets by its ability to change games.

Sideboardverb

(collectible card games) To include (a card) in one's sideboard.

Consolenoun

(automotive) A storage tray or container mounted between the seats of an automobile.

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Sideboardverb

To add sideboards to.

Consolenoun

(architecture) An ornamental member jutting out of a wall to carry a superincumbent weight.

Sideboardnoun

A piece of dining-room furniture having compartments and shelves for keeping or displaying articles of table service.

‘At a stately sideboard, by the wine,That fragrant smell diffused.’;

Consoleverb

(transitive) To comfort (someone) in a time of grief, disappointment, etc.

Sideboardnoun

a removable board fitted on the side of a wagon to increase its capacity

Consoleverb

To cheer in distress or depression; to alleviate the grief and raise the spirits of; to relieve; to comfort; to soothe.

‘And empty heads console with empty sound.’; ‘I am much consoled by the reflection that the religion of Christ has been attacked in vain by all the wits and philosophers, and its triumph has been complete.’;

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Sideboardnoun

a board that forms part of the side of a bed or crib

Consolenoun

A bracket whose projection is not more than half its height.

Sideboardnoun

a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers

Consolenoun

The keyboard and monitor of a computer considered together.

Sideboard

A sideboard, also called a buffet, is an item of furniture traditionally used in the dining room for serving food, for displaying serving dishes, and for storage. It usually consists of a set of cabinets, or cupboards, and one or more drawers, all topped by a wooden surface for conveniently holding food, serving dishes, or lighting devices.

Consolenoun

The controlling portion of an electrical, electronic, or mechanical device or system, from which the operator may observe the state of the system as indicated by gauges or on some form of display{n3}, and may direct or control the action of the system.

Consolenoun

the desklike controlling unit of an organ containing the keyboard, pedals, stops, etc. by means of which the organ is played.

Consolenoun

a home entertainment device such as a television, radio, phonograph, CD player, or combination of these, designed as a piece of furniture, to stand on the floor rather than on a table or in a separate cabinet; - also used attributively in the phrase console model.

Consolenoun

a small table fixed to a wall or designed to stand against a wall

Consolenoun

a scientific instrument consisting of displays and an input device that an operator can use to monitor and control a system (especially a computer system)

Consolenoun

an ornamental scroll-shaped bracket (especially one used to support a wall fixture);

‘the bust of Napoleon stood on a console’;

Consolenoun

housing for electronic instruments, as radio or television

Consoleverb

give moral or emotional strength to

Consoleverb

comfort (someone) at a time of grief or disappointment

‘you can console yourself with the thought that you did your best’; ‘she tried to console him but he pushed her gently away’;

Consolenoun

a panel or unit accommodating a set of controls for electronic or mechanical equipment.

Consolenoun

a small electronic device for playing computerized video games.

Consolenoun

a cabinet for television or radio equipment.

Consolenoun

the cabinet or enclosure containing the keyboards, stops, pedals, etc., of an organ.

Consolenoun

an ornamented bracket or corbel supporting a shelf or table top.

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