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MERRY-GO-ROUNDS; SWINGS; ROCKING-HORSES; CHUTES; SWITCHBACKS; SIMILAR DEVICES FOR PUBLIC AMUSEMENT
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Roundabouts, up-and-down hill tracks, swings, see-saws, rocking-horses, toy animals for riding, chutes, rotating or rocking pots, bumper cars, Russian swings, Ferris wheels, rolling drums and amusement arrangements in general, e.g. playground appliances.

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Arrangements or fittings on vehicles for protecting or preventing injuries to occupants or pedestrians in case of accidents or other traffic risks
Arrangements or fittings on amusement vehicles for protecting or preventing injuries to occupants or pedestrians in case of accidents
Roundabouts
rotated by the passengers themselves
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rotated by pushing the feet against a fixed surface or by running
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rotated by means of grip-rings
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rotated by oars
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rotated by swinging or rocking
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with seats performing movements in a horizontal plane, other than circular movements 
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with rocking turntables 
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and oblique masts
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with turntables moved up and down
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moved by a screw spindle
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with turntables and movably-mounted vehicles thereon which move to the outside when the roundabout is rotated
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Water roundabouts, e.g. freely floating
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Devices for generating current of water in swimming pools
Swimming or splash baths or pools
Devices for producing waves in swimming pools
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Design or layout of playing courts, rinks, bowling greens or areas for water-skiing; Covers therefor
Training appliances or apparatus for surfing, i.e. without a sail; for skate or snow boarding
Accessories for roundabouts not restricted to one of groups A63G 1/00 or A63G 3/00
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Games on roundabouts
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Up-and-down hill tracks; Switchbacks 
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Arrangements or fittings on vehicles for protecting or preventing injuries to occupants or pedestrians in case of accidents or other traffic risks
Arrangements or fittings on amusement vehicles for protecting or preventing injuries to occupants or pedestrians in case of accidents
Elevated railway systems with suspended vehicles
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Tracks for special kinds of railways
Swings
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Rocking chairs pivotally mounted in a frame; Swings
A47C3/02A
Nursery furniture: Rocking chairs; Indoor swings; Baby bouncers
with two suspensory axles
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with moving supporting-points
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Climbing swings
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Looping-the-loop swings
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Special fastenings of the suspensory point
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Chain couplings, Shackles; Chain joints; Chain links; Chain bushes
elastically suspended
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Driving mechanisms, such as ropes, gear, belt, motor drive
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Oar swings
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Brakes
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See-saws
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Synonyms and Keywords

In patent documents the following abbreviation are often used:

See-saw
Teeter-totter
Cradle swings; Rocking-horses; Like devices resting on the ground
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Small beds for newborns or infants, e.g. bassinets or cradles
Cradle swings
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Spring-supported cradle swings
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mounted on links or springs
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Mounted on links contemplates, for instance, elastic links and other types of mechanical links that allow rocking motions.

with dismountable runners usable for other purposes
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Vehicles having alternatively-usable runners and wheels
Rocking horses on runners adapted for progressive movement
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with divided runners
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with arrangements for pushing forward
Hobby-horses
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Toy animals for riding 
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Children vehicles hand carried by adult
Children's cycles
with eccentric wheels
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Swingably-mounted toy animals for riding made to travel by means of parallelogram-joints
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made to travel by ratchet-wheels, e.g. by stretching the legs
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by pressing the seats or saddles up-and-down
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by performing oscillations
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by moving the stirrups or pedals
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made to travel by punting
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Rider propulsion of wheeled vehicles
made to travel by pacing
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motor-driven
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Training appliances for simulating the movement of horses
Chutes; Helter-skelters
without rails
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with fixed rails
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with passing arrangements for cars
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with additional rotation of cars
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with spiral tracks
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with special cars, e.g. horse-shaped
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with driven slideways
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with forced removal of the passenger from the seat
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Water-chutes
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Devices for generating current of water in swimming pools
Swimming or splash baths or pools
Devices for producing waves in swimming pools
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Design or layout of playing courts, rinks, bowling greens or areas for water-skiing; Covers therefor
Training appliances or apparatus for surfing, i.e. without a sail; for skate or snow boarding
Slideways with movably suspended cars, or with cars moving on ropes, or the like
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Elevated railway systems with suspended vehicles
Suspended slideways
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Rotating or rocking pots, [N: e.g. by moving the whole body (rotating or rocking exercising for training agility or coordination of movements A63B 22/14, A63B 22/16, A63B 22/18)]
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Rotating or rocking exercising for training agility or coordination of movements
Autocar-like self-drivers; Runways therefor
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Children's cycles
Understructures, i.e. chassis frame on which a vehicle body may be mounted
Russian swings; Great wheels, e.g. Ferris wheels
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with special movements of the seat-carriers
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with tiltable axis
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mounted on roundabouts
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Rolling drums turning somersaults with or without rolling seats [N: (hoop exercising apparatus driven by the user A63B 19/00)]
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Hoop exercising apparatus
with seats staying at the bottom of the drum
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Unicycles
Disposition of motor in, or adjacent to, traction wheel
Amusement arrangements [N: (hoop exercising apparatus driven by the user A63B 19/00)]
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Hoop exercising apparatus
Climbing poles
Exercising apparatus combining several parts such as ladders, rods, beams, slides
[N: involving water]
References relevant to classification in this group
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Devices for generating current of water in swimming pools
Swimming or splash baths or pools
Devices for producing waves in swimming pools
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Design or layout of playing courts, rinks, bowling greens or areas for water-skiing; Covers therefor
Training appliances or apparatus for surfing, i.e. without a sail; for skate or snow boarding
with jolting substructures
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Jolting substructures, e.g. providing for rough motion, sudden abrupt movement.

with undulatory motion of the substructure
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with looping, hopping, or throwing motions of the substructure
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with inflatable and movable substructures (connection of valves to inflatable elastic bodies B60C 29/00)
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Apparatus for jumping
Mats or the like for absorbing shocks for jumping, gymnastics or the like
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Arrangements of tyre-inflating valves to tyres or rims
with planes mounted on springs; with movable planes
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creating illusions of travel
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Simulators for teaching control of vehicles or other craft
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Arrangements for interaction with the human for user immersion in virtual reality
Devices allowing competitions between several persons, not otherwise provided for
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