- A case or bag stuffed with some soft and elastic material,
and used to sit or recline upon; a soft pillow or pad. - Anything resembling a cushion in properties or use - a pad on which gilders cut gold leaf - a mass of steam in the end of the cylinder of a steam
engine to receive the impact of the piston - the elastic edge of a billiard table. - A riotous kind of dance, formerly common at weddings; --
called also cushion dance.
2 . Cushion
[ v. t.]
- To seat or place on, or as on a cushion. - To furnish with cushions; as, to cushion a chaise. - To conceal or cover up, as under a cushion.
Meaning of 'cushion' (Princeton's WordNet)
1 . cushion
Meaning (1): - a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses