air suspension

noun

Definition of air suspension

: a method of vehicle suspension that uses pressurized air instead of metal springs — compare air spring

Examples of air suspension in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web My top-of-the-line model had an adaptive air suspension and 22-inch alloy wheels. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "2021 Chevrolet Tahoe SUV sets standard for big SUVs (review)," 22 Aug. 2020 My top-of-the-line model had an adaptive air suspension and 22-inch alloy wheels. Mark Phelan, Dallas News, "The Arlington-made Chevy Tahoe sets the standard for 2021 big SUVs," 15 Aug. 2020 That's a welcome addition to any vehicle, and because the air suspension is controlled by the vehicle's operating system, it can be digitally upgraded. Roberto Baldwin, Car and Driver, "Tesla CEO Musk Trumpets Upcoming Suspension and Autopilot Upgrades," 14 Aug. 2020 My top-of-the-line model had an adaptive air suspension and 22-inch alloy wheels. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "2021 Chevrolet Tahoe SUV sets standard for big SUVs (review)," 22 Aug. 2020 My top-of-the-line model had an adaptive air suspension and 22-inch alloy wheels. Mark Phelan, Dallas News, "The Arlington-made Chevy Tahoe sets the standard for 2021 big SUVs," 15 Aug. 2020 While the standard suspension imbues the E-class with a serene ride, there's an optional three-chamber air suspension that's even more cushy. Jens Meiners, Car and Driver, "2021 Mercedes-Benz E450 Polishes Its High-Tech Presentation," 12 Aug. 2020 My top-of-the-line model had an adaptive air suspension and 22-inch alloy wheels. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, "2021 Chevrolet Tahoe SUV sets standard for big SUVs," 10 Aug. 2020 The plug-in hybrid can be equipped with the adaptive air suspension with the optional Sport Plus package. Connor Hoffman, Car and Driver, "2021 Audi Q5 Looks More Modern, Adds Power," 29 June 2020

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First Known Use of air suspension

1910, in the meaning defined above

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11 Sep 2020

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“Air suspension.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20suspension. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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