Seesaw

Seesaw

A see saw (also known as a teeter-totter or teeter board) is a long, narrow board pivoted in the middle so that, as one end goes up, the other goes down.

Read more about Seesaw:  Mechanics, Varieties, Name Origin and Variations

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Seesaw Mechanism - Type 1 Seesaw
... The mathematics behind the seesaw mechanism is the following fact the 2×2 matrix where is much larger than, has the following eigenvalues The larger eigenvalue, λ+, is ... This is the reason why the name seesaw was given to the mechanism ...
NOW Derbyshire - Recent Activity - SeeSaw
... In March 2010, Arqiva invested in and launched a catch-up Internet television, IPTV service called SeeSaw ... Subsequently the holding in the company was reduced to 25% ...
Seesaw Molecular Geometry
... Seesaw or disphenoidal is a type of molecular geometry where there are four bonds to a central atom with overall C2v symmetry ... The name "seesaw" comes from the observation that it looks like a seesaw ... commonly, square planar geometry, so the seesaw geometry, just like its name, is unusual ...
Seesaw (musical)
... Seesaw is a musical with a book by Michael Bennett, music by Cy Coleman, and lyrics by Dorothy Fields ... Based on the William Gibson play Two for the Seesaw, the plot focuses on a brief affair between Jerry Ryan, a young lawyer from Nebraska, and Gittel Mosca, a kooky, streetwise dancer from the ...
Seesaw - Name Origin and Variations
... Seesaws go by several different names around the world ... Seesaw, or its variant see-saw, is a direct Anglicisation of the French ci-ça, meaning literally, this-that, seemingly attributable to the back-and-forth motion for which a seesaw is known ... In most of the United States, a seesaw is also called a "teeter-totter" ...

Famous quotes containing the word seesaw:

    Perhaps if the future existed, concretely and individually, as something that could be discerned by a better brain, the past would not be so seductive: its demands would be balanced by those of the future. Persons might then straddle the middle stretch of the seesaw when considering this or that object. It might be fun.
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)