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cushioned

koo shuhnd

  • v  protect from impact
  • s  softened by the addition of cushions or padding

  • To replace the backbreaking wooden chairs on the convention floor, the Democratic National Committee has latched onto 2,500 softly cushioned seats from the defunct Paradise .
  • Sitting on the cushioned floor of his house, sipping thick Turkish coffee, Celiku, a commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army's "general headquarters," says there's only one way to .
  • A long, cushioned sleeping platform, raised about 2 ft.
News & Articles

  • Spurs fall short, but don't write their epitaph
    MIAMI -- Slowly, painstakingly, Tim Duncan climbed the stairs of the dais late Thursday night, folding his battered body delicately into a cushioned chair. He stared down at a stat sheet vacantly, unable to look up to address a reporter's question, unable to finish a sentence without his voice trailing off. This one hurt. Never before had Duncan tasted failure like this in the NBA Finals.
    June 22, 2013 - Sports Illustrated
  • Chris Mannix: Game 7 will haunt Spurs, but don't write their epitaph just yet
    MIAMI -- Slowly, painstakingly, Tim Duncan climbed the stairs of the dais late Thursday night, folding his battered body delicately into a cushioned chair. He stared down at a stat sheet vacantly, unable to look up to address a reporter's question, unable to finish a sentence without his voice trailing off. This one hurt. Never before had Duncan tasted failure like this in the NBA Finals.
    June 21, 2013 - Sports Illustrated
  • Inside China: China touts euro landing craft
    Chinese state-owned media recently showcased the importance of its newly delivered Zubr-class air-cushioned landing craft. The world's largest hovercraft was built and sold to China by Ukraine. Col. Gen Yansheng , spokesman for the Chinese Ministry of National Defense, confirmed May 30 that the first Zubr [aurochs or European Bison] had ...
    June 21, 2013 - The Washington Times
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in Press Herald
    Already this year, we have lost 84,000 jobs in state and local governments, a loss that was cushioned by the substantial assistance provided in the Recovery Act,Obama wrote. "And while state and local governments have already taken...
  • Tony Roche in Stuff.co.nz
    I have played and coached on just about every court surface there is and I regard the new generation of Rebound Ace surface as the best-cushioned hardcourt on the market today,Roche says. "This firm yet perfectly cushioned hardcourt is a...
  • Humpy Wheeler in International Herald Tribune
    The largest advanced economies are feeling this most acutely. Emerging market countries have made impressive strides in strengthening fundamentals, enabling their economic growth to accelerate and their economies to be better cushioned against... Henry Paulson http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Paulson&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFunf9jqAG4PIOWvnV9rZ6KE6zAlQ Reuters India http://www.google.com/url?q=http://in.reuters.com/article/businessNews/idINIndia-35910820081011&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHXyjbYSmE_MFmRpS7uuGYnU7sjvA Oct 11, 2008 24373 32634 cushioning Not that many people end up down here, but just in case they do, we want to make sure they've got some cushioning," Wheeler said of the project that will cost about $110,000. "I wanted to do this for a while. The Las Vegas deal, we saw it is...

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