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    cushion

    cushion - Dictionary definition and meaning for word cushion

    Definition
    (noun) a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses
    Synonyms : shock , shock absorber
    Example Sentence
    • the old car needed a new set of shocks
    Definition
    (noun) the layer of air that supports a hovercraft or similar vehicle Definition
    (noun) a soft bag filled with air or a mass of padding such as feathers or foam rubber etc. Definition
    (verb) protect from impact
    Synonyms : buffer , soften
    Example Sentence
    • cushion the blow
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