air cushion

Origin of air cushion

First recorded in 1830–40
Related formsair-cush·ioned, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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British Dictionary definitions for air cushion

air cushion

  1. an inflatable cushion, usually made of rubber or plastic
  2. the pocket of air that supports a hovercraft
  3. a form of pneumatic suspension consisting of a constricted volume of airSee also air spring
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