backboard

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: back‧board

NounEdit

backboard (plural backboards)

  1. (basketball) The flat vertical surface to which the basket is attached.
  2. (tennis) A flat vertical wall with the image of a tennis net drawn or painted on it. Designed to practice hitting against such that the ball bounces back.
  3. (medicine, first aid) A spine board.

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Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 11:44