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Pillow vs. Cushion

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Pillownoun

A soft cushion used to support the head in bed.

Cushionnoun

A soft mass of material stuffed into a cloth bag, used for comfort or support; for sitting on, kneeling on, resting one's head on etc.

Pillownoun

(geology) A pillow lava.

Cushionnoun

Something acting as a cushion, especially to absorb a shock or impact.

Pillownoun

(engineering) A piece of metal or wood, forming a support to equalize pressure; a brass; a pillow block.

Cushionnoun

A pad on which gilders cut gold leaf.

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Pillownoun

(nautical) A block under the inner end of a bowsprit.

Cushionnoun

A mass of steam in the end of the cylinder of a steam engine to receive the impact of the piston.

Pillownoun

A kind of plain, coarse fustian.

Cushionnoun

The lip around a table in cue sports which absorbs some of the impact of the billiard balls and bounces them back.

Pillowverb

(transitive) To rest as on a pillow.

Cushionnoun

The pillow used in making bone lace.

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Pillownoun

Anything used to support the head of a person when reposing; especially, a sack or case filled with feathers, down, hair, or other soft material.

‘[Resty sloth] finds the down pillow hard.’;

Cushionnoun

An engraver's pad.

Pillownoun

A piece of metal or wood, forming a support to equalize pressure; a brass; a pillow block.

Cushionnoun

(historical) The rubber of an electrical machine.

Pillownoun

A block under the inner end of a bowsprit.

Cushionnoun

(historical) A pad supporting a woman's hair.

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Pillownoun

A kind of plain, coarse fustian.

Cushionnoun

(figuratively) a sufficient quantity of an intangible object (like points or minutes) to allow for some of those points, for example, to be lost without hurting one's chances for successfully completing an objective.

Pillownoun

a cushion to support the head of a sleeping person

Cushionverb

To furnish with cushions.

‘to cushion a sofa’;

Pillowverb

rest on or as if on a pillow;

‘pillow your head’;

Cushionverb

To seat or place on, or as on a cushion.

Pillow

A pillow is a support of the body at rest for comfort, therapy, or decoration. Pillows are used by many species, including humans.

Cushionverb

To absorb or deaden the impact of.

‘to cushion a blow’;

Cushionverb

To conceal or cover up, as under a cushion.

Cushionnoun

A case or bag stuffed with some soft and elastic material, and used to sit or recline upon; a soft pillow or pad.

‘Two cushions stuffed with straw, the seat to raise.’;

Cushionnoun

Anything resembling a cushion in properties or use

Cushionnoun

A riotous kind of dance, formerly common at weddings; - called also cushion dance.

Cushionverb

To seat or place on, or as on a cushion.

‘Many who are cushioned on thrones would have remained in obscurity.’;

Cushionverb

To furnish with cushions; as, to cushion a chaise.

Cushionverb

To conceal or cover up, as under a cushion.

Cushionnoun

a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses;

‘the old car needed a new set of shocks’;

Cushionnoun

a soft bag filled with air or a mass of padding such as feathers or foam rubber etc.

Cushionverb

protect from impact;

‘cushion the blow’;

Cushion

A cushion is a soft bag of some ornamental material, usually stuffed with wool, hair, feathers, polyester staple fiber, non-woven material, or even paper torn into fragments. It may be used for sitting or kneeling upon, or to soften the hardness or angularity of a chair or couch.

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