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Noun
A bag of cloth stuffed with soft material, used as a comfortable support
“That night I sat in bed, cloaked in a pure white silken nightgown and sitting upon the layers of bedspreads which made a soft cushion for me.”
Noun
Something that serves as a protective insulation or barrier
“The baby is well protected by a cushion of fluid in the womb and by the mom's abdomen.”
Noun
Something providing support or protection against impact
“Emergency funds serve as a cushion against job loss or sudden catastrophic expenses.”
Noun
A pad on which a person can recline and sleep, usually having an inner section of coiled springs covered with foam or other cushioning material then enclosed with cloth fabric
Noun
A mass or lump of a soft material, used for padding, stuffing, or wiping
Verb
To soften the effect of an impact on
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“They avoid night riding and always use helmets, leather jackets, and knee and elbow pads to cushion the impact of a fall.”
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To protect with an outer layer
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“The aerenchyma may serve to cushion the inner seed parts.”
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To support or prop up by being rested on
“Once in a while, his beard would cushion his chin on the table, but soon a maiden would come to fill his stein with water or, with glee, roll a hot potato down his back.”
Verb
To lie half-hidden or in shelter
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