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air spring

n
(Mechanical Engineering) mechanical engineering an enclosed pocket of air used to absorb shock or sudden fluctuations of load
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Noun1.air spring - a mechanical device using confined air to absorb the shock of motion
cushion, shock absorber, shock - a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses; "the old car needed a new set of shocks"
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