Definition of Basketball backboard

1. Noun. A raised vertical board with basket attached; used to play basketball. "He banked the shot off the backboard"

Exact synonyms: Backboard
Category relationships: Basketball, Basketball Game, Hoops
Generic synonyms: Game Equipment

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Basketball Backboard

basket flower
basket hilt
basket house
basket oak
basket rummy
basket spikemoss
basket star
basket stars
basket toss
basket tosses
basket weave
basket willow
basket work
basketball backboard (current term)
basketball clinic
basketball coach
basketball court
basketball courts
basketball equipment
basketball game
basketball hoop
basketball hoops
basketball league
basketball play
basketball player
basketball players
basketball score
basketball season

Literary usage of Basketball backboard

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Celebrate Life!: A Guide for Planning All Night Alcohol edited by Sharon Murphy (1994)
"To make one: use basketball backboard and hoop with net. Mount either version on PVC pipe or wooden frame (see Potty Toss game). ..."

2. General Plan and Syllabus for Physical Training in the Elementary and by John Francis O'Ryan, New York (State). Military Training Commission, University of the State of New York (1917)
"Basketball, backboard and goal 8 to i0... Jumping standards i... $25... Thirty-five dollars and a little work will equip any rural school with nine of the ..."

3. Assurer la sécurité du milieu éducatif = by Antoine Bousquet, Programme on Educational Building (1998)
"When a school head is held liable for a basketball backboard that falls and kills a pupil, the blame is put on human behaviour, not on the equipment at all ..."

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