springboard

US [ˈsprɪŋˌbɔrd]
UK [ˈsprɪŋˌbɔː(r)d]
  • n.出发点;(跳水或体操中的)跳板
  • Web弹跳板;大跳板;供跳水运动用的长板
Plural Form:springboards  
Springboard
n.
1.
(跳水或体操中的)跳板a strong board that you jump on and use to help you jump high in diving and gymnastics
2.
~ (for/to sth)
(有助于开展某事的)基础,出发点something that helps you start an activity, especially by giving you ideas
The document provided a springboard for a lot of useful discussion.
这份文件引发了许多有益的讨论。

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