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1 cushion

A mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses.

synonyms: shock, shock absorber.

Roget 834: relief; deliverance; refreshment etc. 689; easement, softening, alleviation, mitigation, palliation, soothing, lullaby.    solace, ... show more

Roget 827: pleasure, gratification, enjoyment, fruition; oblectation, delectation, delection; relish, zest; gusto etc. (physical pleasure) 377; satisfaction ... show more

Roget 215: support, ground, foundation, base, basis; terra firma; bearing, fulcrum, bait [U.S.], caudex crib; point d'appui [Fr.], pou sto [Gr.], purchase footing, hold, ... show more

Roget 324: softness, pliableness etc. adj.; flexibility; pliancy, pliability; sequacity, malleability; ductility, tractility; extendibility, extensibility; ... show more

Dutch: kussen, schokbreker, schokdemper
Polish: amortyzator

2 cushion

The layer of air that supports a hovercraft or similar vehicle.

3 cushion

A soft bag filled with air or a mass of padding such as feathers or foam rubber etc..

Dutch: band, kussen, kussentje
Polish: poduszka


1 cushion

Protect from impact:
— Cushion the blow.

synonyms: buffer, soften.

Moby thesaurus: abate, absorb, absorb the shock, acoustic tile, aegis, afford support, air mattress, allay, alleviate, alleviative, alleviator, anesthetize, anodyne, antiknock, appease, arm, arm guard, armor, assuage, assuager ... show more.

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