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English definition of “cushion”

cushion

noun [C] (SOFT THING)    /ˈkʊʃ.ən/
B1 a bag made of cloth, plastic, or leather that is filled with soft material, often has an attractive cover, and is used especially on chairs for sitting or leaning on: She sank back against/into the cushions. → See also pincushionCushions and furniture coverings cushion of air a layer of air often used to support a machine or vehicle: A hovercraft travels on a cushion of air.Coverings and layers
(Definition of cushion noun (SOFT THING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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