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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


An early system on the IBM 701.

[Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].
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Besides Ratner and Lehman Brothers, Polevoy has been one of the lead attorneys representing the Port Authority in its recent highly publicized and seesawing negotiations with developer Silverstein Properties.
An index based on the views of workers with jobs sensitive to economic trends is seesawing, falling again in September after a rise in August, the government said Tuesday in a monthly report.
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