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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The piece of wood to which the basket is attached in basketball.

Usage examples (34)
  • He banked the shot off the backboard
  • One of the only drawbacks of a glass backboard is the possibility of breakage.
  • The backboard is in fact one of the most important parts of a basketball system.
  • A regulation size backboard is 42″ x 72″, but glass backboards come in many different sizes. for more
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