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See also: diving-board
- A springboard used for diving into water.
1875, The Herald of Health, page 77:
- The spring diving board is four feet above the water, but there is another diving board five feet higher than this one.
1961 May 1, Popular Science, volume 178, number 5, page 173:
- when a laminated wood diving board begins to split at the seams, there's just one thing to do: cut it apart and glue it back together.
2000, Benno Maurus Nigg, Biomechanics and Biology of Movement, page 54:
- A piece of equipment (e.g., a sport surface or a diving board) stores energy when deformed and releases this energy when the deformation restores.
- A diving platform.
springboard — see springboard
diving platform — see diving platform