(third-person singular simple present tombstones, present participle tombstoning, simple past and past participle tombstoned)
- (surfing) For a surfboard to stand upright half-submerged in the water (like a tombstone, above) because the surfer is underwater with his or her legrope pulled tight. Often this indicates a surfer in difficulty, either held down by the power of a wave or unconscious and unable to get to the surface.
tombstone - Investment & Finance Definition
An advertisement placed by underwriters as part of a securities offering. The tombstone includes basic details about the offering, such as the amount of securities being sold, the name of the selling company, and the names of the investment banks that are selling the offering.