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Definition of the noun air cushion
What does air cushion mean as a name of something?
- the trapped air that supports a hovercraft a short distance above the water or ground
- a mechanical device using confined air to absorb the shock of motion
- a cushion usually made of rubber or plastic that can be inflated
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The Encyclopedia of Middle East Wars: The United States in the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, and Iraq Conflicts [5 volumes] (2010)
The United States in the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, and Iraq Conflicts by Spencer C. Tucker
Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) craft are designed for ship-to-shore landings and transportation along beaches. With an operational ...
by C. Reid Nichols, Robert G. Williams
hovercraft (air cushion vehicle, or ACV) Hovercraft are a form of amphibious vehicles capable of operation over land and water; ...
Bildwörterbuch Maschinenbau und Elektrotechnik by Heinz K. Flack, Georg Möllerke
air cushion vehicle Air-cooled motor Luftgekuhlter Motor 1 fan Liifter 2 flow of air LuftfluB Air-blast circuit-breaker (contact arrangement) DrucklufCschallcr ( Kontaklanordnung) 1 compressed air supply Druckluftzu- fuhrung 2 contact Kontakt 3 ...
The Military Dictionary (1987)
air cushion vehicle—( DOD) A vehicle capable of being operated so that its weight, including its payload, ...
di aria légfüggüny luchtgordijn n kurtyna f powietrzna zaslona f powietrzna воздушная завеса f воздушная заслонка f ilmaverho luftridâ с air cushion luftpude Luftkissen n amortiguador de aire т colchón de aire т matelas т d'air cuscino т di ...
Dictionary of Military Terms (2009)
by U.S. Department of Defense
air cushion vehicle — A vehicle capable of being operated so that its weight, including its payload, is wholly or significantly supported ...
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U.S. Navy Landing Craft Air Cushion
MALLIPO BEACH, Republic of Korea A U.S. Navy Landing Craft Air Cushion delivers a Republic of Korea tank to the beach during an amphibious landing exercise here, March 29, as a part of Exercise Foal Eagle 07. The amphibious landing was conducted to provide training for Republic of Korea and U.S. forces in the various aspects of planning, execution and integration of forces for defense-oriented operations to enhance readiness and the ability to defend the ROK against external aggression.
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