crash pad


: protective padding (as on the inside of an automobile or a tank)
: a place to stay temporarily

Examples of crash pad in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bugatti’s got your next crash pad in the U.A.E. sorted. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 26 May 2023 These light shoes feature crash pads to absorb the shock of the run so you’re propelled forward to keep moving and, more importantly, enjoying your run. Taylor Fox, Travel + Leisure, 12 July 2023 The balanced cushioning offers just the right amount of softness without losing responsiveness or durability, and the interior crash pad helps to absorb high volume pounding with every stride on any surface. Andi Breitowich, Women's Health, 28 June 2023 Special Swallowtail heel geometry, an extended crash pad, and an anatomical achilles construction all help to cushion, support, and reduce impact on the feet at every step, keeping you comfortable through hours of wear . Courtney Leiva, Peoplemag, 27 June 2023 As a teenager, eventually as a wide-eyed 19-year-old Gulliver in a world of Lilliputians, Cootie finds solace in a homemade crash pad built to scale behind his aunt and uncle’s house, and with his newfound friends. Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune, 6 July 2023 Think: essential chalk bags and crash pads, along with little luxuries like nourishing creams, comfy booties, and recovery tools. Hannah Singleton, SELF, 28 June 2023 With extended heel geometry and rear crash pads, these Hokas guarantee a smooth stride. Gaby Keiderling, Harper's BAZAAR, 22 June 2023 But more than 100 own homes there and use them as occasional crash pads, especially in cold-weather months, according to a new report from New World Wealth and Henley & Partners, firms that study wealth. Lisa Fleisher, Fortune, 18 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1939, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of crash pad was in 1939

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“Crash pad.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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