[ UK /kˈʊʃən/ ]
[ US /ˈkʊʃən/ ]
  1. the layer of air that supports a hovercraft or similar vehicle
  2. a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses
    the old car needed a new set of shocks
  3. a soft bag filled with air or a mass of padding such as feathers or foam rubber etc.
  1. protect from impact
    cushion the blow
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How To Use cushion In A Sentence

  • It also provides ample cushioning with shock-absorbing HydroFlow technology in the heel and forefoot, and has a water-repellant upper.
  • So in terms of home furnishing it is expected to have curtain, bedspreads, cushion covers etc.
  • Of course people have noticed before that Matisse posed his models in flimsy, filmy harem pants on divans and cushions covered with flowered or striped stuffs against fabric screens and curtains.
  • One of my hobbies is lampworking, and an old sock stuffed with lambswool and then covered in a fire-retardant sleeve works well for cushioning my elbows when I work!! Turn Old Socks Into Foot Odour Killers | Lifehacker Australia
  • The setting is conducive to cuddling up in the soft cushions and really making yourself at home.
  • The soft cushions were so much more comfortable than the hard bench of the wagon.
  • He set the computer aside and put his hands behind his back, sinking into the comfortable support of the cushions and allowing the memories to take him back.
  • Check out the pincushion hakea with its pointy-tipped nuts like fairy bells; the teak pods that open up like wooden flowers, and the large woody pears with slightly furry grey skin that's very soft to the touch.
  • The world number one played a simple safety shot to leave the white ball on the bottom cushion and Doherty played the ball deadweight into the pack of reds.
  • With a foul bottom we're only making 5 knots and I can't turn quickly enough, so we do a flying gybe, break a spreader on the main, almost throw the guests overboard, lose some cushions, douse sails, and tuck into Lameshur Bay, St. John.
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