Definition of Tilting board
1. Noun. A plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end.
Group relationships: Playground
Generic synonyms: Plaything, Toy
Derivative terms: Seesaw, Seesaw, Seesaw
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Literary usage of Tilting board
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1902)
"At the upper end there was a pivoted tilting-board which being tilted allowed ... A string extended from the lower part of the tilting- board into the lower ..."
2. Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and Executive by United States Congress. Senate (1856)
"Also, the combination of the accelerating roller e and the tilting-board /, with the delivery rollers or their equivalent. Claim.—Combining with the wires ..."
3. A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Bricks, Tiles, Terra-cotta, Etc. by Charles Thomas Davis (1884)
"16 and 17, to one edge of which is pivoted a tablet or tilting-board ra, Fig. 17, of a sufficient size to hold the brick-board m, which bench may be placed ..."
4. Practical Lessons in Psychology: By William O. Krohn by William Otterbein Krohn (1894)
"The most clear demonstration occurs in connection with the "tilting board " shown in the cut. (See Fig. 17.) This consists of a board seven feet long and ..."
5. The Journal of Jurisprudence by Law Library Microform Consortium (1878)
"In about an hour's time the tilting-board again gave way, and the pursuer somehow fell forward and got his hand in front of the knives. ..."
6. Annual Report by New Jersey Civil Service Commission (1908)
"One track of the Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh railway at Le Roy; the crossing is protected by a tilting board signal, and all trains are required to ..."
7. Annual Report by New York (State). Board of Railroad Commissioners (1900)
"The two tracks of the Erie Railroad are crossed at grade near Buffalo Junction. The crossing is protected by a tilting board ..."