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Search result for cushion (3 entries) (6.2218 seconds)
ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -cushion-, *cushion*.

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]: Cushion \Cush"ion\ (k[oo^]sh"[u^]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cushioned} (-[u^]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cushioning}.] 1. To seat or place on, or as on a cushion. [1913 Webster] Many who are cushioned on thrones would have remained in obscurity. --Bolingbroke. [1913 Webster] 2. To furnish with cushions; as, to cushion a chaise. [1913 Webster] 3. To conceal or cover up, as under a cushion. [1913 Webster] {Cushioned hammer}, a dead-stroke hammer. See under {Dead-stroke}. [1913 Webster] From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]: Cushion \Cush"ion\ (k??sh"?n), n. [OE. cuischun, quisshen, OF. coissin, cuissin, F. coussin, fr. (assumed) LL. culcitinum, dim. of L. culcita cushion, mattress, pillow. See {Quilt}, and cf. {Counterpoint} a {coverlet}.] 1. A case or bag stuffed with some soft and elastic material, and used to sit or recline upon; a soft pillow or pad. [1913 Webster] Two cushions stuffed with straw, the seat to raise. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything resembling a cushion in properties or use; as: (a) a pad on which gilders cut gold leaf; (b) a mass of steam in the end of the cylinder of a steam engine to receive the impact of the piston; (c) the elastic edge of a billiard table. [1913 Webster] 3. A riotous kind of dance, formerly common at weddings; -- called also {cushion dance}. --Halliwell. [1913 Webster] {Cushion capital}.(Arch.) A capital so sculptured as to appear like a cushion pressed down by the weight of its entablature. (b) A name given to a form of capital, much used in the Romanesque style, modeled like a bowl, the upper part of which is cut away on four sides, leaving vertical faces. {Cushion star} (Zool.) a pentagonal starfish belonging to {Goniaster}, {Astrogonium}, and other allied genera; -- so called from its form. [1913 Webster] From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]: cushion n 1: a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses; "the old car needed a new set of shocks" [syn: {shock absorber}, {shock}, {cushion}] 2: the layer of air that supports a hovercraft or similar vehicle 3: a soft bag filled with air or a mass of padding such as feathers or foam rubber etc. v 1: protect from impact; "cushion the blow" [syn: {cushion}, {buffer}, {soften}]

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