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A bowling approach showing the 39 boards.

Boards on an approach.

Photo © 2009 Jef Goodger
Definition: A strip of wood on a lane. Each lane has 39 boards which are helpful to bowlers for targeting and adjustment purposes. For instance, a bowler might aim at the fifth board or move his starting position two boards to the right.
Examples:
Paul threw at the fifth board.

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