Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of providing with a cushion; a provision of cushions; in machinery, the effect produced by a cushion; a cushion or buffer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun soft or resilient material used to fill or give shape or protect or add comfort.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of cushion.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun artifact consisting of soft or resilient material used to fill or give shape or protect or add comfort

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Examples

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  • Interior packaging is typically used in cushioning applications and can be constructed of a wide variety of flexible and rigid foams or of corrugated design.

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  • It would appear from the shoes studied that performance, in terms of cushioning, is not related to cost.

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  • Bubble Wrap cushioning, which is used to protect products in transit, is celebrating its 50th year anniversary.

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  • The latter feature suggests that some kind of cushioning tissue encased the metatarsal ends, and a few titanosaurs preserve what appears to be some kind of soft tissue in this area.

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  • About six or seven leagues from the city itself, the road had changed from hard-packed gravel to black, cracked pavement, a change that had given both Nightingale and her beast relief from the dust, but which gave no kind of cushioning for the feet.

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  • Each stop may now be moved 1/16 inch nearer to a point halfway between them to cause "cushioning" of the piston, by admitting steam before the stroke is quite finished.

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