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Definition of the noun air cushion

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  1. the trapped air that supports a hovercraft a short distance above the water or ground
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic term: compressed air = air at a pressure greater than that of the atmosphere
  2. a mechanical device using confined air to absorb the shock of motion
  3. a cushion usually made of rubber or plastic that can be inflated
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of air cushion: inflatable cushion
    • more generic word: cushion = a soft bag filled with air or a mass of padding such as feathers or foam rubber etc.

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Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Science (2009)

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; ...

Google previewIllustrated Engineering Dictionary (1999)

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 ...

Google previewThe Military Dictionary (1987)

air cushion vehicle—( DOD) A vehicle capable of being operated so that its weight, including its payload, ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (2006)

by Rehva,

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 ...

Google previewDictionary 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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