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airbag

noun [C] uk   /ˈeə.bæɡ/  us   /ˈer-/
a bag in a vehicle that automatically fills with air if the vehicle is involved in an accident, in order to protect the driver or a passenger from injury: In the event of a collision, the airbag stops the driver of the car from hitting his or her chest on the steering wheel.
Translations of “airbag”
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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