HyperDic: shock_absorber

English > 1 sense of the expression shock absorber:
NOUNartifactshock absorber, shock, cushiona mechanical damper
English > shock absorber: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses.
Synonymsshock, cushion
Part ofsuspension, suspension systemA mechanical system of springs or shock absorbers connecting the wheels and axles to the chassis of a wheeled vehicle
Narrowerair cushion, air springA mechanical device using confined air to absorb the shock of motion
Broaderdamper, mufflerA device that decreases the amplitude of electronic, mechanical, acoustical, or aerodynamic oscillations
Catalanamortidor, esmorteïdor

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