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n. Upper Northern & Western US
See seesaw.
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Noun1.teeter-totter - a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrumteeter-totter - a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end
playground - yard consisting of an outdoor area for children's play
plaything, toy - an artifact designed to be played with
Verb1.teeter-totter - ride on a plank
play - participate in games or sport; "We played hockey all afternoon"; "play cards"; "Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches"
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Before children start to play, remind them of basic playground rules, such as one person on the slide at a time, and no running in front of moving swings and teeter-totters.
Initiates were menaced by fake branding irons, electrocuted by teeter-totters, ambushed by collapsing chairs.
Dogs compete at jumps, go through mazes and maneuver around/over other obstacles such as teeter-totters and ladders.
Without that lever, the coal cart wouldn't have had enough strength to loosen the boulder--which in turn passed the chain reaction on to such items as toppling steps, falling barrels, sifting sand, and teeter-totters.
Seven years ago, after watching her husband, Michael, guide dogs through agility tunnels, over teeter-totters, and between weave poles in competitions as a hobby, Dr.
We are the athletes, we're not the beauty queens," said Kim, who will race her dogs through the agility course of tires, teeter-totters and tunnels.
we used to fall off of and even the teeter-totters,
A stunt area with ramps and teeter-totters will be available for riding.
Kan-Go-Roo's catalogue boasts swings, slides, teeter-totters, bike stands, sand-boxes, playhouses, monkey bars, basketball nets, benches, and even a grip wall for the novice climber.
While litigation, or the fear of it, has undoubtedly led to a few less-than-desirable outcomes--the disappearance of teeter-totters from school playgrounds, or the high-dive at the public pool--lawsuits have resulted in ever-safer products by ridding society of the Pinto and the Dalkon Shield.
Impaired ambulation obstacle courses with ramps/tracks of various inclines and declines, swinging tracks/platforms, ridged tracks, platform teeter-totters, and a burma bridge with an attachable mat provide additional challenges.