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springboard

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noun spring·board \ˈspriŋ-ˌbȯrd\

Simple Definition of springboard

  • : a strong, flexible board that is used for jumping very high in gymnastics or diving

  • : something that helps you start an activity or process

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of springboard

  1. 1 :  a flexible board usually secured at one end and used for gymnastic stunts or diving

  2. 2 :  a point of departure :  jumping-off place


SPRINGBOARD Defined for Kids

springboard

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noun spring·board \ˈspriŋ-ˌbȯrd\

Definition of springboard for Students

  1. :  a flexible board usually fastened at one end and used for jumping high in the air in gymnastics or diving





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