Why Is a Dashboard Called a Dashboard?

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A dash board got its name from the board in front of a carriage that was used to stop mud from being splashed (dashed) into the vehicle by the horse's hoofs.
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In a vehicle, a dashboard is the panel that is just above the steering column that has all of the dials and indicators, such as speedometer, etc. On a computer page, a dashboard has
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We call it a dashboard, or sometimes just dash. I guess some people may call it an instrument panel or console, but vary rare.
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