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n.
1. a recreation in which two children alternately ride up and down while seated at opposite ends of a plank balanced at the middle.
2. a plank or apparatus for this recreation.
3. an up-and-down or a back-and-forth movement or procedure.
4. Whist.a crossruff.

adj.
moving up and down, back and forth, or alternately ahead and behind: It was a seesaw game with the lead changing hands many times.

v.i.
1. to move in a seesaw manner: The boat seesawed in the heavy sea.
2. to ride or play on a seesaw.
3. to keep changing one's decision, opinion, or attitude; vacillate.

v.t.
to cause to move in a seesaw manner.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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