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Recent Examples on the Web Outside, scenic spaces include a dining patio, a colorful garden and a pool with a diving board perched at the edge of the property. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, "Actress Summer Bishil’s Midcentury home comes to market in Pasadena," 19 June 2020 Grapevine’s public water park, Dove Water Park, offers a pool, slides and a diving board. Allie Morris, Dallas News, "Check out these family-friendly things to do in Grapevine this summer," 23 June 2020 Built in 1952, the stylish home expands to a courtyard with a koi pond, a hillside patio and a swimming pool with a diving board. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, "Actress Summer Bishil’s Midcentury home comes to market in Pasadena," 19 June 2020 Peterson Pool has a traditional diving board and climbing wall that allows swimmers to fall backwards into the pool. Carol Kovach, cleveland, "Dive into some summer fun at Westlake, Bay Village city pools: West Shore Chatter," 9 June 2020 Her coach, Tim Kelly, tethered her to a diving board to add some resistance. Victor Mather, New York Times, "No Swimming Pools? No Sports to Announce? No Problem," 27 Mar. 2020 In the middle of the water stood a hut with a wooden diving board attached to its dock. Raymond Ang, WSJ, "From Surfer Secret to Jet-Set Getaway," 1 Feb. 2020 The Carribean escape has a swimming pool equipped with a diving board that is apparently really great for photoshoots (as Jenner has demonstrated), an alfresco dining area, a terrace, a cabana, a wet bar, and more. Kelly Corbett, House Beautiful, "We Found Where Kylie Jenner Is Staying in the Bahamas and It Costs Almost $15,000 a Night," 4 Mar. 2020 On the diving board, senior Sam Cahaly managed second place with 461.50 points. Ethan Fuller, BostonGlobe.com, "Wayland runs away with fourth consecutive Div. 2 state swim title," 16 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of diving board

1891, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of diving board was in 1891

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24 Jul 2020

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“Diving board.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diving%20board. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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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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