from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A composite spring, used especially in automotive suspensions, consisting of several layers of flexible metallic strips joined to act as a single unit.

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  • n. A spring in the form of a curved length of steel, used in the suspension of wheeled vehicles.

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

  • n. long narrow spring consisting of several layers of metal springs bracketed together


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