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air cushion

noun
1.
an inflatable, airtight cushion.
2.
air chamber (def 2).
3.
an air bag.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
Related forms
air-cushioned, adjective
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Examples for air cushion
  • Older, air cushion type tanks, in which the air is directly exposed to the geothermal water are not recommended.
  • Masks must be clear and have an inflatable air cushion.
British Dictionary definitions for air cushion

air cushion

noun
1.
an inflatable cushion, usually made of rubber or plastic
2.
the pocket of air that supports a hovercraft
3.
a form of pneumatic suspension consisting of a constricted volume of air See also air spring
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