platform spring

noun

Definition of platform spring

: a suspension in an automotive vehicle consisting of two longitudinal half-elliptic springs pivoted or shackled to the frame at the forward end and one transverse inverted half-elliptical spring attached to the rear of the two longitudinals by double shackles or crosses

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“Platform spring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/platform%20spring. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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