Meaning of CUSHION in English


noun a pad on which gilders cut gold leaf.

2. cushion ·noun the elastic edge of a billiard table.

3. cushion ·vt to seat or place on, or as on a cushion.

4. cushion ·vt to conceal or cover up, as under a cushion.

5. cushion ·noun anything resembling a cushion in properties or use.

6. cushion ·vt to furnish with cushions; as, to cushion a chaise.

7. cushion ·noun a riotous kind of dance, formerly common at weddings;

— called also cushion dance.

8. cushion ·noun a mass of steam in the end of the cylinder of a steam engine to receive the impact of the piston.

9. cushion ·noun a case or bag stuffed with some soft and elastic material, and used to sit or recline upon; a soft pillow or pad.

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