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cushion

1. the resilient felt-covered rim of a billiard table
2. short for air cushion
3. a capital, used in Byzantine, Romanesque, and Norman architecture, in the form of a bowl with a square top

cushion

[′ku̇sh·ən]
(petroleum engineering)
A volume of water, drilling fluid, or compressed gas injected into the drill pipe or tubing to control both annular and formation pressures.

cushion

1. A convex element resembling a pad.
2. A corbel for roofing, a padstone.
3. Padding, as around glass, to reduce the effects of vibration and abrasion.
4. A piece of timber acting as a cushion or buffer to resist or receive the force of another part of the framing; a cushion piece.
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He's paired it with plain design grey shade cushions to give that unobtrusive and delicate burst of colour.
The reported results were collected during two phases of experiments conducted to investigate the influence of a cushion on compressive spinal injuries during vertical impact.
But it had never been used to measure the performance of an air-cell-based cushion.
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Any similar cushion that can be disinfected could be used.
The seat pan comes with NSN 2540-00-740-4668 and the seat cushion with NSN 2540-01-473-4063.
RED FLORAL PRINT CUSHION WITH SILVER SCATTERED BEADS, pounds 20; RED SEQUIN AND EMBROIDERY CUSHION, pounds 30; RED METALLIC LEATHER CUSHION, pounds 25; PINK AND ORAGNE EMBROIDERED CUSHION, pounds 25; GOLD METALLIC LEATHER CUSHION, pounds 25; ALL-OVER BRIGHT SEQUIN FLORAL CUSHION, pounds 35; ' DECADENT' PINK BACKED FUR THROW, pounds 130; RED FLORAL RUG, pounds 150.
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One of these padding recycling companies is run by Mike Trick, president of Cushion Recyclers, with locations in Louisville and Lexington, Ky.
The company said when the cushion is protected by Hytrel, spilled liquid that soaks through the carpet cannot penetrate into the cushion.
The unit raises the rear seat lower cushion so children who weigh more than 50 lb.
Seat-maker Groupe JSO of Toulouse, France, has developed and patented a process that combines Basotect with standard foam materials to achieve cushioning that passes compression fatigue testing and is said to provide comfort for the life of the cushion.