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diving board

a springboard.
Origin of diving board
First recorded in 1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • As I came toward them she left the group and climbed up on the diving board.

    The Plotters Alexander Blade
  • Diving followed, both from the edge of the bath and from the diving board.

  • A boat was circling round and round helplessly some way beyond the diving board.

    A Bachelor Husband Ruby M. Ayres
  • I had been standing on the diving board and on the spur of the moment I went off backwards.

  • Johnny Simms did not jounce up and down on the diving board to start.

    Operation: Outer Space

    William Fitzgerald Jenkins
British Dictionary definitions for diving board

diving board

a platform or springboard from which swimmers may dive
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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