Splashboard vs Washboard - What's the difference?

splashboard | washboard |


As nouns the difference between splashboard and washboard

is that splashboard is a guard towards the front of a vehicle, to prevent splashing by mud or water from the road while washboard is a board with a corrugated surface against which laundry may be rubbed.

splashboard

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A guard towards the front of a vehicle, to prevent splashing by mud or water from the road.
  • (Webster 1913)

    washboard

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia washboard) (en noun)
  • a board with a corrugated surface against which laundry may be rubbed
  • (musici) such a board used as a simple percussion instrument
  • (nautical) a board fastened along a ship's gunwale to prevent splashing; a splashboard
  • A stretch of ripples or bumps on a dirt or gravel road, mostly occurring at corners; which is caused by wear from traffic, erosion from wet weather, or poor grading.