Definition of Springboards

1. Noun. (plural of springboard) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Springboards

1. springboard [n] - See also: springboard

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Springboards

spring tides
spring to life
spring to mind
spring training
spring up
spring vetch
spring vetchling
spring water
springal
springald
springalds
springals
springboard
springboarded
springboarding
springboards (current term)
springbok
springboks
springbuck
springcreekite
springe
springed
springeing
springer
springer spaniel
springerle
springerles
springers
springes
springeth

Literary usage of Springboards

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1. The Worker and His Work: Readings in Present Day Literature Presenting Some by Stella Stewart Center (1920)
"That done, they swung the ends of their springboards, or if it were a ... The sawyers would drop lightly from their springboards, crying: " Tim-ber-rrr! ..."

2. How to Swim by Annette Kellermann (1918)
"Wherever possible, springboards or diving platforms should be provided with a ... In addition to springboards and a platform, a permanent horizontal bar ..."

3. Song-roundels and Games by Henry Suder (1904)
"Immediately in front of the basket the basemen, standing on ordinary springboards, are arranged in a semi-circle. If a requisite number of springboards is ..."

4. Walden by Henry David Thoreau (1910)
"Bankruptcy and repudiation are the springboards from which much of our civilization vaults and turns its somersets, but the savage stands on the ..."

5. The Complete Angler by Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton (1859)
"... resistance to the fins, it presses on them as if they were jumping springboards, and then darts forwards and upwards with great strength and agility. ..."

6. The Complete Angler by Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton, Edward Fitzgibbon (1854)
"... and profiting by the resistance to the fins, it presses on them as if they were jumping springboards, and then darts forwards and upwards with great ..."

7. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau (1906)
"Bankruptcy and repudiation are the springboards from which much of .our civilization vaults and turns its somersets, but the savage stands on the un- ..."

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