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diving board

noun
1.
a springboard.
Origin of diving board
1890-1895
1890-95
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  • “We used to have a diving-board when we were little shavers,” pursued the major.

    The Valiants of Virginia Hallie Erminie Rives
  • It was a "cricket-bat" willow, and it overhung the diving-board at an angle out of the vertical.

    The Tower of Oblivion Oliver Onions
  • The thumbs should be locked, the knees slightly bent, and the edge of the diving-board gript well with the toes.

    Swimming Scientifically Taught Frank Eugen Dalton and Louis C. Dalton
  • The side dive is made by standing sideways on the diving-board, the forward foot turned so that the toes grip the edge of board.

    Swimming Scientifically Taught Frank Eugen Dalton and Louis C. Dalton
British Dictionary definitions for diving-board

diving board

noun
1.
a platform or springboard from which swimmers may dive
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