diving board

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During a recent pool day, Bliss spotted a young boy feeling anxious about leaping off the diving board, and took action by acting as an example, Fox & Friends reports. Janine Puhak, Fox News, "Veteran, 95, jumps off diving board to motivate scared boy," 12 July 2018 When a neighborhood child at a pool was too afraid to jump off the diving board, there was one man who knew just what to do to show the kid how to be brave. Kamron Taylor, USA TODAY, "95-year-old Air Force veteran shows little boy how to be brave," 11 July 2018 Krauthammer was a former Harvard medical student who graduated even after he was paralyzed from the neck down because of a diving board accident, continuing his studies from his hospital bed. CBS News, "Charles Krauthammer, longtime conservative columnist and Fox News personality, dead at 68," 22 June 2018 Facilities include diving boards and a 160-foot slide. azcentral, "45 Phoenix area splash pads, parks and water features," 14 June 2018 There are diving boards, flume slides and water playground features for your kids to enjoy. Amy Schwabe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Memorial Day weekend temps are going to be hot. Luckily, Milwaukee County water parks are open.," 24 May 2018 Krauthammer was a former Harvard medical student who graduated even after he was paralyzed from the neck down because of a diving board accident, continuing his studies from his hospital bed. CBS News, "Charles Krauthammer, longtime conservative columnist and Fox News personality, dead at 68," 22 June 2018 Krauthammer was a former Harvard medical student who graduated even after he was paralyzed from the neck down because of a diving board accident, continuing his studies from his hospital bed. CBS News, "Charles Krauthammer, longtime conservative columnist and Fox News personality, dead at 68," 22 June 2018 S Quillian Center Two swimming pools, diving boards and slides. Houston Chronicle, "Dip into Houston swimming pools," 10 May 2018

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1891, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of diving board was in 1891

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diving board

noun

English Language Learners Definition of diving board

: a board above a swimming pool, lake, etc., that people can jump off of to dive into the water

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