air cushion


Definition of air cushion

1 : an airtight inflatable cushion
2 : a mechanical device using confined air for arresting motion without shock

First Known Use of air cushion

1807, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Air cushion.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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