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seesawnoun [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

seesawverb [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.
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Translations of “seesaw”
in Korean 시소…
in Arabic أُرْجوحة التَّوازُن…
in Malaysian jongkang-jongket…
in French bascule…
in Russian доска-качели…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蹺蹺板…
in Italian dondolo, bilico…
in Turkish tahterevalli…
in Polish huśtawka…
in Spanish subeibaja, balancín…
in Vietnamese ván bập bênh…
in Portuguese gangorra…
in Thai กระดานหก…
in German die Wippe…
in Catalan gronxador basculant, balancí…
in Japanese シーソー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 跷跷板…
in Indonesian jungkat-jungkit…
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