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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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Our back bones are able to flex and move because there are soft, cushiony disks between each of the bones in our spine.
Company officials say the new diapers, which replace the current line of Huggies Supreme diapers, have a 20% more cushiony design, are 10% thinner, and, in keeping with fashion trends, have contemporary graphics and designs.
The Playskool baby wipe is made to be extra soft and extra strong with a unique cushiony texture and mild cleansing solution that leaves the baby feeling more refreshed.
Euphorbia millii ``Crown of Thorns,'' which shows off reddish bracts -- modified leaves that look like flowers -- throughout the year, is available both as a compact, cushiony dwarf and as an upright, branching thorn bush that eventually reaches a height of nearly five feet.
Even more people consider persuasion to be a necessary evil--a sort of symbolic orchestration of interests that subverts rational thought processes and plays to non-discursive sites of emotional entanglement that wrestle people down to cushiony mats made to comfort their reservations and pin them to otherwise untenable commitments.
The students, who managed to raise Dh13, 000, have learnt that living in a cushiony sleeping bag, with a pillow and a blanket within the secure premises of your own campus is a difficult experience.
Cushiony, toothsome and significantly scorched as it was, my bread was not as puffy and wonderful as I imagined it would be.
Khozashvili, a spectacular addition to the BB roster, has buoyant leaps that land with cushiony softness.
Applied to dry skin, it is easy to wash off with water, leaving your face with a smooth, cushiony finish and feeling instantly refreshed.
Like the existing Jellybean line, these rugs are also handmade and washable, but with the addition of 12 mm of memory foam inside for a cushiony touch.
This healthy and delish dish is also delightfully simple: Sear sushi-grade tuna in a spicy blend of soy sauce, ginger, cilantro, lime and honey, and snuggle atop a cushiony Challah bun.
He knew she was trying to do the best for him but it felt strict and like he wanted to bury his head against her large cushiony middle, didn't matter how hungry he was, cling to her tighter than ever.