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  1. A clapper board; a device used in film production, having hinged boards that are brought together with a clap, used to synchronize picture and sound at the start of each take of a motion picture or other video production.
  2. Such boards, arranged horizontally and overlapping with thick edge down, collectively, as siding.
  3. An oak board of a size used for barrel staves.
  4. A narrow board, usually thicker at one edge than the other, used as siding for houses and similar structures of frame construction.


  1. To cover with clapboards.