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Definition of the noun Airbag

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noun - plural: airbags

  1. A protective system in automobiles in which when a crash occurs, a bag containing nitrogen, formed by the explosive decomposition of sodium azide, quickly inflates in front of the driver or passenger, preventing injury to the head. Side air bags, including the back seat passengers, also prevent injury.
  2. [slang] A person who talks too much; a windbag or gossip.


"Airbag" is a 1997 action comedy film directed by Juanma Bajo Ulloa.


  1. "Airbag" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  2. "Airbag" is the opening track of Radiohead's 1997 album OK Computer.
  3. "Airbag" is a musical album of Airbag (Argentina).
    • released on (11 years ago)


  1. Airbag a.k.a. Airbag (Argentina): Airbag is an Argentine hard rock band formed in 1999 and consists of three brothers: Patricio Sardelli, Gastón Sardelli and Guido Sardelli. They have released five studio albums and one live album and toured mostly around Latin America.
  2. Airbag — норвежская музыкальная группа.
  3. Airbag a.k.a. Airbäg is a musical group.
  4. Airbag is a musical group.
    • genre: Pop punk
    • albums: "Mondo cretino", "Alto Disco", "Ensamble cohetes", "¿Quién mató a Airbag?", "Mafia rusa en la Costa del Sol", "Quiero verano", "Voy a acabar con el invierno", "Versiones y rarezas para Norbert & Cali", "Airbag / Los Reactivos"
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There are other groups with in their name, like Libido Airbag.


Airbag: An airbag is a vehicle safety device. It is an occupant restraint system consisting of a flexible fabric envelope or cushion designed to inflate rapidly during an automobile collision. Its purpose is to cushion occupants during a crash and provide protection to their bodies when they strike interior objects such as the steering wheel or a window. Modern vehicles may contain multiple airbag modules in various side and frontal locations of the passenger seating positions, and sensors may deploy one or more airbags in an impact zone at variable rates based on the type, angle and severity of impact; the airbag is designed to only inflate in moderate to severe frontal crashes. Airbags are normally designed with the intention of supplementing the protection of an occupant who is correctly restrained with a seat belt. Most designs are inflated through pyrotechnic means and can only be operated once. Newer side-impact airbag modules consist of compressed air cylinders that are triggered in the event of a side impact vehicle impact.

  • also known as 安全气囊

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Airbag

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Google previewUniverse, Stars and Galaxies (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Airbag Gravitation Mass Climate An airbag is a vehicle safety device. It is an occupant restraint consisting of a flexible envelope designed to inflate rapidly during an automobile collision, to prevent occupants from striking interior objects such ...

Google previewHandbook of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (2013)

by James M. Raczynski, Ralph J. DiClemente

The airbag is a passive countermeasure because it does not. Figure 1 .

Google previewGraded Tutorials on Auditing (2006)

by Peter Bourne

The personal airbag is a unique product designed to provide personal protection. The airbag is typically worn under one's clothing and will inflate immediately in the event of violent physical contact. The company spent almost the whole of its ...

Google previewThe Law of Emergencies (2009)

Public Health and Disaster Management by Nan D. Hunter

The airbag is an inflatable device concealed in the dashboard and steering column. It automatically inflates when a sensor indicates that deceleration forces from an accident have exceeded a preset minimum, then rapidly deflates to dissipate ...

Google previewMetrics (2011)

How to Improve Key Business Results by Martin Klubeck

The passenger who sits in the “shot gun” seat who actually benefits from that particular airbag is a truer representation of that customer. That of course can be extrapolated out to include those who love that passenger. The passenger's children ...

Google previewUltimate Hot Rod Dictionary: A-Bombs to Zoomies

by Jeff Breitenstein

Equipped with a custom airbag suspension system. Airbags (or alternately airsprings) replace or augment conventional automotive suspension springs to improve ride quality and provide an easily adjustable RIDE HEIGHT. Constructed of ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Acronyms, Initialisms, Abbreviations and Symbols (2003)

by Fioretta. Benedetto Mattia

AB airbag / air bag. The airbag is a bag that inflates ...

Google previewNytt svenskt och engelskt hand-lexicon (1856)

Airbag, m. twelfth-day, t.-tidc, Epiphany. πωπω., ordn. tat, thirteenth. iii'): int t., thirteently. “Με αι”. obstinate, refractory, wilful, perverse, contumiicious.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Consumption and Waste (2012)

The Social Science of Garbage by Carl A. Zimring, William L. Rathje, Consulting Editor

The airbag both increases safety and complicates disassembly. Since it reduces fatalities in accidents, it is a standard feature in automobiles. One ingredient in airbags is the carcinogen sodium azide. During disassembly, it 58 Automobiles.

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You know you're old if your walker has an airbag. (Phyllis Diller)
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Scrabble value of A1I1R1B3A1G2

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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