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shock absorber

noun

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

Full Definition of SHOCK ABSORBER

:  any of several devices for absorbing the energy of sudden impulses or shocks in machinery or structures
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Examples of SHOCK ABSORBER

  1. The car needs new shock absorbers.

First Known Use of SHOCK ABSORBER

1906

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