air ring

noun

: an inflatable rubber ring used as a cushion to relieve pressure on prominent bony points (as in helping to prevent bedsores)

Word History

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of air ring was in 1895

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“Air ring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20ring. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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