from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An automotive passive restraint consisting of a bag that is designed to inflate upon collision and prevent passengers from pitching forward.
- n. A large inflatable bag made of strong rubber, used by rescue workers to lift a vehicle or heavy machinery or debris that has fallen upon or otherwise trapped a victim.
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- n. A car safety device that deploys when a road vehicle gets in an accident.
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- n. a safety restraint in an automobile; the bag inflates on collision and prevents the driver or passenger from being thrown forward
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