Springboard
Springboard Spring"board` (-b[=o]rd`), n. An elastic board, secured at the ends, or at one end, often by elastic supports, used in performing feats of agility or in exercising. [1913 Webster]

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  • springboard — UK US /ˈsprɪŋbɔːd/ noun [C, usually singular] ► something that is a basis from which other things grow or develop: a springboard for/to/into sth »Manufacturing facilities abroad could be a springboard for our expansion in the market.… …   Financial and business terms

  • Springboard — Слот расширения Springboard впервые появился в карманных компьютерах (КПК) семейства Visor компании Handspring, работающих под управлением операционной системы Palm OS. С его помощью можно расширить функциональность данных КПК путем установки… …   Википедия

  • springboard — 1799, from SPRING (Cf. spring) (v.) + BOARD (Cf. board) (n.1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • springboard — ► NOUN 1) a strong, flexible board from which a diver or gymnast may jump in order to gain impetus. 2) a thing providing impetus to an action or enterprise …   English terms dictionary

  • springboard — [spriŋ′bôrd΄] n. 1. a flexible, springy board used by acrobats, gymnasts, etc. as a takeoff in performing various feats of leaping 2. DIVING BOARD 3. anything serving as the starting point or providing the impetus for something else …   English World dictionary

  • SpringBoard — У этого термина существуют и другие значения, см. Springboard (значения) …   Википедия

  • Springboard — A springboard or diving board is used for diving and is a board that is itself a spring, i.e. a linear flex spring, of the cantilever type.Springboards are commonly fixed by a hinge at one end (so they can be flipped up when not in use), and the… …   Wikipedia

  • SpringBoard — Schema d un iPhone avec le SpringBoard Le SpringBoard est l application qui gère l écran d accueil d iOS. Sommaire 1 Historique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • springboard — n. a springboard for (a springboard for a new campaign) * * * [ sprɪŋbɔːd] a springboard for (a springboard for a new campaign) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • springboard — [[t]sprɪ̱ŋbɔː(r)d[/t]] springboards 1) N COUNT: N for/to n If something is a springboard for something else, it makes it possible for that thing to happen or start. The 1981 budget was the springboard for an economic miracle... It could provide a …   English dictionary

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