leaf spring

noun

Definition of leaf spring 

: a spring made of superposed strips or leaves

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How To Buy Skis Your weight is the main factor in selecting skis, which are essentially leaf springs. Matt Allyn, Popular Mechanics, "How to Start Cross-Country Skiing," 23 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of leaf spring

1855, in the meaning defined above

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