shock absorber

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a device to minimise the shock to a main structure, e.g. of an aircraft when it lands or a car when it goes over an uneven road surface

Cars & Driving

Electronics

  • A material, device, or mechanism which helps absorb or otherwise minimize physical shocks such as jolts or vibrations. Used, for instance, to protect susceptible devices, equipment, or systems.
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