Meaning of “diving board” in the English Dictionary

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"diving board" in British English

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diving boardnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdaɪ.vɪŋ ˌbɔːd/ us /ˈdaɪ.vɪŋ ˌbɔːrd/

Examples from literature

  • Diving followed, both from the edge of the bath and from the diving board. 
  • It is like diving off a diving board for the first time. 

(Definition of “diving board” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"diving board" in American English

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diving boardnoun [ C ]

us /ˈdɑɪ·vɪŋ ˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/

a board that sticks out over water so that people can dive into it

(Definition of “diving board” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)