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shock absorber

noun [C usually pl]  /ˈʃɑk əbˈzɔr·bər, -ˈsɔr-/ (short form shock,  /ʃɑk/) us  
a device that is attached to each of the wheels on a vehicle to reduce the effects of traveling over rough ground
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