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seesaw

noun [C]  us   /ˈsiˌsɔ/ (also teeter-totter)
a device for children’s play that consists of a board balanced at the center, with a place at each end for a child to sit on and push away from the ground with the feet, causing the other end to go down

seesaw

verb [I]  us   /ˈsiˌsɔ/
to change direction or move backward and forward or up and down repeatedly: The lead seesawed (= first one side was winning, then the other) throughout the game.
Translations of “seesaw”
in Arabic أُرْجوحة التَّوازُن…
in Korean 시소…
in Malaysian jongkang-jongket…
in French bascule…
in Turkish tahterevalli…
in Italian dondolo, bilico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蹺蹺板…
in Russian доска-качели…
in Polish huśtawka…
in Vietnamese ván bập bênh…
in Spanish balancín…
in Portuguese gangorra…
in Thai กระดานหก…
in German die Wippe…
in Catalan gronxador basculant, balancí…
in Japanese シーソー…
in Indonesian jungkat-jungkit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 跷跷板…
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