see-saw


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see-saw

verb alternate, swing, fluctuate, teeter, oscillate, go from one extreme to the other The stock-market see-sawed up and down.
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Hawaii 501', held his nerve in a see-saw battle against the world champion to register a 16-14 success.
It was Granada Hills' 1977 homecoming and San Fernando was leading a see-saw battle by two points with one minute, 32 seconds remaining, and Granada Hills on its own 33-yard line.
The same apparatus also converts to a horizontal bed for standard MRI imaging and, operating much like a see-saw, allows scanning at any inclination.
STEVEN MACLEAN grabbed a late winner and three precious points for Wednesday in a see-saw game at Hillsborough.
Radford Road sub-officer, Sean Minshull, said: "The gate was probably five feet in height and all it managed to do was pin itself half on and half off, like a see-saw.
In a see-saw wrestling championship destined to come down to the end, heavyweight Shaheen Jahangard topped Ken Enriquez 12-1 in a major decision to propel El Camino Real High to a 31-30 win over visiting San Fernando on Thursday, the Conquistadores' third straight City Section dual title.
In a see-saw match, Gavin Dodd and Bob Beswick went over for the home side in the first half but they were pegged back by efforts from Richie Barnett.
A see-saw game resulted in the sides being locked at 3-3 at the end of normal time and 4-4 at the end of the extra 30 minutes before the Midland Alliance side squeezed home 4-3 on penalties.
Arizona State 11, Florida State 10: The sixth-seeded Sun Devils (39-22) took advantage of six Seminoles errors and won the see-saw contest.
A SEE-SAW encounter ended with Tobermore taking the spoils but the defeat was a little hard on the Ballynure side.
These were added to the provision of a play unit, sand pit, see-saw and springers, which were installed in April.