diving board


noun
  1. a springboard.

Origin of diving board

1
First recorded in 1890–95

Words Nearby diving board

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How to use diving board in a sentence

  • 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
  • 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

British Dictionary definitions for diving board

diving board

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

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