shock absorber

noun

Definition of shock absorber

  1. :  any of several devices for absorbing the energy of sudden impulses or shocks in machinery or structures

Examples of shock absorber in a sentence

  1. The car needs new shock absorbers.

1906

First Known Use of shock absorber

1906


SHOCK ABSORBER Defined for English Language Learners

shock absorber

noun

Definition of shock absorber for English Language Learners

  • : a device that is connected to the wheel of a vehicle in order to reduce the effects of traveling on a rough surface



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