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1. a plank balanced in the middle so that two people seated on the ends can ride up and down by pushing on the ground with their feet
2. the pastime of riding up and down on a seesaw
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An early system on the IBM 701.

[Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].
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The game seesawed again with Gary Birch heading Chasetown back in front on 70 minutes, but a minute later sub Sam Bailey forced in Bay's second equaliser in a goalmouth scramble.
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