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
Full Definition of shock absorber
: any of several devices for absorbing the energy of sudden impulses or shocks in machinery or structures
Examples of shock absorber
The car needs new shock absorbers.
First Known Use of shock absorber
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