air bag


: a bag that fills with air to protect a driver or passenger when a vehicle crashes

Full Definition of AIR BAG

:  an automobile safety device consisting of a bag designed to inflate automatically especially in front of an occupant in case of collision

First Known Use of AIR BAG



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