air spring


noun Machinery.

a springlike support utilizing the compressibility of air confined behind a piston in a cylinder.

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British Dictionary definitions for air spring

air spring

noun

mechanical engineering an enclosed pocket of air used to absorb shock or sudden fluctuations of load
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