Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a high diving board.

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  • n. a high diving board

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Yet, after that, Rose's argument jumps off the highboard.

    Should we research inherited intelligence?

  • As he came near the rear end he saw a slender figure just clambering over the highboard fence of the field in the rear of the hangar.

    Around the World in Ten Days

  • To his relief he did not detect this situation exactly, but he did see a dark face, which had been peering over the top of the highboard fence near the gate, drop down from view on the other side.

    Around the World in Ten Days

  • Tom Daley goes from strength to strength as one of the world's elite highboard divers, while swimmer Eleanor Simmonds, now 16, won the Excellence in Disabled Sport Award in 2007, and the following year became Great Britain's youngest winner, aged 13, of an individual gold medal at the Games.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • He was the Victorian champion at springboard and highboard in 1932, '33,' 34 and '35.

    The Advertiser

  • In the late 1920s and through the 30s, Ron Masters was excelling off the springboard and highboard.

    The Advertiser

  • But even as she got off the plane in Montreal to go to the Cirque's headquarters, the young highboard diving champion still was not sure what her talent had to do with the circus.

    Rocket News

  • "Gymnasts, acrobats, highboard divers, trampoline jumpers … the biggest number of these sportsmen was in the Soviet Union."

    Rocket News

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