crash pad

noun

Definition of crash pad 

1 : protective padding (as on the inside of an automobile or a tank)

2 : a place to stay temporarily

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Dependent on crash pads, and seemingly able to be wherever something was happening and enrich it, Basquiat exhibited a thrilling knack for absorption and reconstitution. Robert Abele, chicagotribune.com, "'Boom for Real' review: Jean-Michel Basquiat, before he was famous," 19 June 2018 Naturally, the royal crash pad is beyond glamorous by today’s standards, with seemingly endless rooms arrayed in antiques, royal portraits, and family treasures, including an original Fabergé egg (more on that later). Olivia Martin, Town & Country, "The Story of the Incredible Paris Apartment in The Romanoffs Episode 1," 12 Oct. 2018 There are so many brands and types, and what the heck are features like carbon foot plates, heel crash pads, and the difference between foam cushioning and other types of cushioning anyway? Amy Schlinger, Teen Vogue, "The Best Running Shoes Whether You’re Running One Mile or 26.2," 20 Aug. 2018 Dependent on crash pads, and seemingly able to be wherever something was happening and enrich it, Basquiat exhibited a thrilling knack for absorption and reconstitution. Robert Abele, chicagotribune.com, "'Boom for Real' review: Jean-Michel Basquiat, before he was famous," 19 June 2018 Dependent on crash pads, and seemingly able to be wherever something was happening and enrich it, Basquiat exhibited a thrilling knack for absorption and reconstitution. Robert Abele, chicagotribune.com, "'Boom for Real' review: Jean-Michel Basquiat, before he was famous," 19 June 2018 Dependent on crash pads, and seemingly able to be wherever something was happening and enrich it, Basquiat exhibited a thrilling knack for absorption and reconstitution. Robert Abele, chicagotribune.com, "'Boom for Real' review: Jean-Michel Basquiat, before he was famous," 19 June 2018 Dependent on crash pads, and seemingly able to be wherever something was happening and enrich it, Basquiat exhibited a thrilling knack for absorption and reconstitution. Robert Abele, chicagotribune.com, "'Boom for Real' review: Jean-Michel Basquiat, before he was famous," 19 June 2018 Dependent on crash pads, and seemingly able to be wherever something was happening and enrich it, Basquiat exhibited a thrilling knack for absorption and reconstitution. Robert Abele, latimes.com, "‘Boom for Real’ dives into a teenage Basquiat’s energetic, emergent brilliance," 10 May 2018

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First Known Use of crash pad

1939, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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