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Definition of 'cushion'

Noun

  1. a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses; "the old car needed a new set of shocks"
       Synonyms: shock absorber shock
  2. a soft bag filled with air or a mass of padding such as feathers or foam rubber etc.

Verb

  1. protect from impact; "cushion the blow"
       Synonyms: buffer soften


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