Definitions for "cushion"
A case or bag stuffed with some soft and elastic material, and used to sit or recline upon; a soft pillow or pad.
a pad on which gilders cut gold leaf
The padding at the rear of the pit to absorb the shock of the ball and pins.
Capital cut from a block by rounding off the lower corners.
A square cut with rounded corners. The style of the cut looks like a combination of an old-mine cut (a square cut with a smaller table, larger culet and steeper crown, common in the late 1800s and the early 1900s) and a modern oval cut.
A dirt curb or edge formed by cars running the same line in a corner.
Keywords:  barrel, packed, screw, tip, left
Extra material left in barrel during cycle to try and ensure that the part is packed out during the hold time.
a colony of plants with tightly packed stems
It is the a small amount of melt that is left in the barrel at the end of injection, follow up pressure. The cushion prevents the screw tip from making contact to the head of barrel.
In discussions of natural gas, this refers to the effect of low-cost, price-controlled gas.
The natural gas required in a gas storage reservoir to maintain a pressure sufficient to permit recovery of stored gas. Also called BASE GAS.
A fluid column (usually water or nitrogen) put in the drillstem to provide the desired backpressure at the start of a drillstem test. The cushion usually serves to limit the differential pressure across the test string and packer to avoid flow below the bubblepoint pressure (in which case water is the usual cushion) or to enable a depleted reservoir to flow (nitrogen is the likely cushion).
The material on a mounted stamp between the rubber image and the mount. This cushion allows for even stamping when pressure is applied.
the raised cloth-covered rubber bumpers which surround the playing are of a table.
any part of the rubber surrounds covered with baize on the inner perimeter of the table.
a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses; "the old car needed a new set of shocks"
Part of the pinsetter at the back of the lane that absorbs the shock of pins and thrown balls. Also refers to the amount of a lead you have on your competition; i.e., "I had a 30 pin cushion."
A shape of diamond, four sided with curved sides, rather like an old television screen.
Keywords:  chaise, furnish
To furnish with cushions; as, to cushion a chaise.
(Also Know as a Reserve) - in CPPI, the difference between the value of the portfolio and the floor. The amount that can be invested in risky asset (such as credit) is defined as a multiple of the cushion. When the value of the portfolio declines, risky assets are sold and the funds are invested in the risk-free assets (cash), thus deleveraging the structure
Top portion of a racetrack.
ground on which the decorative element(s) of a paperweight rests. It is usually convex in appearance when viewed through the top or sides of the weight.
A riotous kind of dance, formerly common at weddings; -- called also cushion dance.
Keywords:  billiard, elastic, edge, table
the elastic edge of a billiard table.
blue boat cushions supplied at no cost to each person. Cushions are not mandatory, just complimentary.
Keywords:  impact, piston, steam, cylinder, mass
a mass of steam in the end of the cylinder of a steam engine to receive the impact of the piston
protect from impact; "cushion the blow"
Fullness or thickness of the upper lips. (Pekingese)
A characteristic of some callable bonds in which the bonds may not be called...
Cushion bonds Cushion theory
In dynamic ratchet management, the amount available (i.e. representing the maximum permissible authorised loss) to determine the maximum authorised exposure.
a device that provides controlled resistance to motion.
A device which provides controlled resistance to motion.
Keywords:  conceal, cover
To conceal or cover up, as under a cushion.
Keywords:  seat, place
To seat or place on, or as on a cushion.
Anything resembling a cushion in properties or use
Keywords:  tail, front, female, back, area
The area of the back in front of the tail on the female
Keywords:  opponent, lead, his, individual, amount
The amount of lead an individual has on his opponent.
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