Definition of diving board in English:

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diving board

Pronunciation: /ˈdīviNG ˈˌbô(ə)rd/


An elevated board projecting over a swimming pool or other body of water, from which people dive or jump in.
Example sentences
  • Chessa did a perfect swan dive off the diving board into rippling water below her.
  • The other pool was a plain old rectangle with some swimming lanes, diving boards and water nets.
  • Others dived nimbly off the diving board into blue water of the deep end of the huge swimming pool.

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Syllabification: div·ing board

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