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shock absorber

noun

Simple Definition of shock absorber

  • : a device that is connected to the wheel of a vehicle in order to reduce the effects of traveling on a rough surface

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of shock absorber

  1. :  any of several devices for absorbing the energy of sudden impulses or shocks in machinery or structures

Examples of shock absorber in a sentence

  1. The car needs new shock absorbers.



1906

First Known Use of shock absorber

1906



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