Definition of Air spring

1. Noun. A mechanical device using confined air to absorb the shock of motion.

Exact synonyms: Air Cushion
Generic synonyms: Cushion, Shock, Shock Absorber



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Literary usage of Air spring

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"air spring or plunger type shock absorber consists of an air chamber made up of two sections, one of which telescopes into the other. ..."

2. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1856)
"Improved Air-Spring for Rail-road Cars.—An improved air-spring has recently been introduced on tho Baltimore and Ohio Kail-road, of a novel construction. ..."

3. Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1856)
"Improved Air-Spring for Rail-road Cars.—An improved air-spring has recently been introduced on the Baltimore and Ohio Rail-road, of a novel construction. ..."

4. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1851)
"NEW AIR-SPRING FOR DOORS OR GATES. MR. GEORGE BEATTIE has described to the Royal ... The air-spring consists of an iron box and cover let into the floor, ..."

5. Elements of Machine Construction and Drawing: Or, Machine Drawing, with Some by Samuel Edward Warren (1872)
"In addition to the weight of the hammer, and the reaction of the upper air spring upon the piston, the upper head of the cylinder as it comes down drives ..."

6. Proceedings of the International Electrical Congress Held in the City of (1894)
"With the piston above referred to there is associated in one of his models in an independent chamber an air spring, or dash pot, or else he obtains the ..."

7. Proceedings of the International Electrical Congress Held in the City of (1894)
"With the piston above referred to there is associated in one of his models in an independent chamber an air spring, or dash pot, or else he obtains the ..."

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