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- n. Plural form of shock absorber.
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Dawdling along up the last hill before Lambourn I became aware of a knocking in the car and pulled over to the side with gloomy thoughts of broken shock absorbers and misplaced trust in reliability, but after the car stopped the knocking continued.
The shock absorbers rose above them, holding nothing.