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  Definition of cushion
  1. a soft bag filled with air or a mass of padding such as feathers or foam rubber etc.
  2. a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses; "the old car needed a new set of shocks"
  3. protect from impact; "cushion the blow"
Similar Words: shock absorber, shock, buffer, soften

 

Hyponyms: air cushion, inflatable cushion, gaddi, hassock, headrest, head restraint, pillow, pincushion, seat cushion, throw pillow, air spring

 

Part Meronyms: suspension, suspension system

 

Derivational Morphology: buffer, soften, fender, shock absorber, shock, padding, cushioning

 

Language Translations:
Danish: pude   Finnish: tyyny  
French: coussin   German: Kissen  
Italian: cuscino   Japanese: クッション  
Portuguese: almofada   Russian: подушка  
Slovene: blazina   Spanish: cojín  
Swedish: dyna  
 
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