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crumple zone

noun [C] uk   UK us  
a part of a car that is designed to crumple easily in an accident and so protect the people inside from being hit too hard: The car has front and rear crumple zones and two side-impact protection bars.
Translations of “crumple zone”
in Chinese (Traditional) (汽車的)防撞緩衝區…
in Chinese (Simplified) (汽车的)防撞缓冲区,冲撞吸收带…
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