Definition of Cushioning

1. Noun. Artifact consisting of soft or resilient material used to fill or give shape or protect or add comfort.

Exact synonyms: Padding
Generic synonyms: Artefact, Artifact
Specialized synonyms: Cushion, Falsie, Pad, Stuffing
Terms within: Cotton, Cotton Fiber, Cotton Wool, Kapok, Silk Cotton, Vegetable Silk, Straw
Derivative terms: Cushion, Pad, Pad



Definition of Cushioning

1. Verb. (present participle of cushion) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cushioning

1. cushion [v] - See also: cushion

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cushioning

cushier
cushiest
cushily
cushiness
cushinesses
cushing disease
cushing syndrome
cushingoid
cushion
cushion calamint
cushion flower
cushion of epiglottis
cushioned
cushionet
cushionets
cushioning (current term)
cushionless
cushionlike
cushions
cushiony
cushoon
cushty
cushy
cusimanse
cusk
cusk-eel
cuskin
cuskins
cusks
cusp

Literary usage of Cushioning

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1. Mechanics' and Engineers' Pocket-book of Tables, Rules, and Formulas by Charles Haynes Haswell (1920)
"be equa\ to .2 font of penetration: with a light ram it would be materially more), the cushioning of it on head of a pile, however square it may be dressed ..."

2. Elevators: A Practical Treatise on the Development and Design of Hand, Belt by John H. Jallings (1918)
"Shaft cushioning. Six months later a patent was obtained for a similar but differently constructed device by a man named Elli- thorpe, of Chicago. ..."

3. Appleton's Dictionary of Machines, Mechanics, Engine-work, and Engineering by D. Appleton and Company, Oliver Byrne (1852)
"... fnf IV 1—a Ol ,he cushioning comr««nce^ ъ^. са^е<1 too f<£ r edge » before the upper edge of t:V*e 8\i(?e reaches ..."

4. Summer Cruise in the Mediterranean on Board an American Frigate by Nathaniel Parker Willis (1853)
"... Ball—Substantial Fare for the Ladies—Curious Fashion of cushioning the Windows—German Grief—The Upper Belvidere Palace- Endless Quantity of Pictures. ..."

5. The Mechanical Engineering of Steam Power Plants by Frederick Remsen Hutton (1908)
"Relief of Crank-pin Stress by cushioning by Compression of Exhaust or Live Steam. It would appear from Figs. 372 and 373 that the duty of arresting the ..."

6. The Steam Engine by George Charles Vincent Holmes (1895)
"... which jackets are useless—Precautions to be observed in jacketing—Experiments showing the use of jackets in simple and compound engines—3, cushioning, ..."

7. Rock Drilling: With Particular Reference to Open Cut Excavation and by Richard Turner Dana, William Lawrence Saunders, Construction Service Company (1911)
"The cushioning Effect of Air and Water. When the cartridge does not completely fill the hole there is an air space which acts as a cushion to the expanding ..."

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