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air bag

noun [C]  us   /ˈeər ˌbæɡ/
a device in a vehicle that very quickly fills with air in order to protect the driver or a passenger from injury when the vehicle is involved in an accident
Translations of “air bag”
in Chinese (Traditional) (汽車)安全氣囊, 安全氣袋…
in Russian воздушная подушка безопасности…
in Turkish hava yastığı…
in Chinese (Simplified) (汽车)安全气囊…
in Polish poduszka powietrzna…
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