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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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Wave-Field' comprises 16 illuminated see-saws that, when activated by momentum, create an experiential urban playground through light and sound.
It's designed for babies and toddlers to enjoy tummy time and play time with slides, padded see-saws, cubes and ball pit.
Other installations include: Love, a Matisse-inspired animation of two paper-cut figures who spend the evening kissing and dancing to a bespoke soundtrack at the Royal Academy of Arts; interactive illuminated singing see-saws in Mayfair and, at Kings Cross, an immersive work that imagines a world underwater.
They have vowed none will fully close but have said swings, slides, see-saws and climbing frames could be taken away.
Surprisingly, calculations carried out by the researchers suggest that it has been locked in this orbit, which see-saws it above and below the plane of the solar system, for at least a million years.
Falls were broken by solid tarmac, not sissy chippings, see-saws could propel infants into orbit and you needed an asbestos bum to brave the metal slides in the sweltering summer of '76.
Billed as a "hilarious obstacle course race" where participants take on a series of obstacles and challenges against Gladiators, people of all ages teetered over see-saws, swung on Tarzan ropes and slid through foam at the event near Culverhouse Cross - with money being raised for the British Red Cross.
The author see-saws between the past and present, tugging on the various strands of his whiskeysoaked predicament.
O'Farrell see-saws between the past and present, tugging on the strands that make up the weave of his whiskey-soaked predicament.
Taking out his phone, he showed Khaleej Times a picture of two young toddlers playing on one of the see-saws positioned in between the wave-shaped sand bags.
If you went back 50 years, during the era of my childhood, however, you would have found one medium-sized house and a group of wooden bungalows, painted white with red roofs; a swimming pool; two see-saws and a jungle gym for kids; and a social hall (called the "casino").
Pupils learned how to tackle ramps, balance beams and see-saws and plan their cycle journeys.