ADVERTISEMENT
VS.

Pillow vs. Cushion

Published:
Views: 3,432

Main Difference

The main difference between Pillow and Cushion is that the Pillow is a cushion for the head and Cushion is a soft bag of some ornamental material, stuffed with wool, hair, feathers, polyester staple fiber, non-woven material, or even paper torn into fragments.

ADVERTISEMENT
Wikipedia
ADVERTISEMENT
  • Pillow (noun)

    A soft cushion used to support the head in bed.

  • Pillow (noun)

    A pillow lava.

  • Pillow (noun)

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

  • Pillow (noun)

    A block under the inner end of a bowsprit.

  • Pillow (noun)

    A kind of plain, coarse fustian.

  • Pillow (verb)

    To rest as on a pillow.

  • Cushion (noun)

    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.

  • Cushion (noun)

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

  • Cushion (noun)

    A pad on which gilders cut gold leaf.

  • Cushion (noun)

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

  • Cushion (noun)

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

  • Cushion (noun)

    The pillow used in making bone lace.

  • Cushion (noun)

    An engraver's pad.

  • Cushion (noun)

    The rubber of an electrical machine.

  • Cushion (noun)

    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.

  • Cushion (noun)

    A riotous dance, formerly common at weddings.

  • Cushion (verb)

    To furnish with cushions.

    "to cushion a sofa"

  • Cushion (verb)

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

  • Cushion (verb)

    To absorb or deaden the impact of.

    "to cushion a blow"

  • Cushion (verb)

    To conceal or cover up, as under a cushion.

Wiktionary
  • Pillow (noun)

    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.

  • Pillow (noun)

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

  • Pillow (noun)

    A block under the inner end of a bowsprit.

  • Pillow (noun)

    A kind of plain, coarse fustian.

  • Pillow

    To rest or lay upon, or as upon, a pillow; to support; as, to pillow the head.

  • Cushion (noun)

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

  • Cushion (noun)

    Anything resembling a cushion in properties or use

  • Cushion (noun)

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

  • Cushion

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

  • Cushion

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

  • Cushion

    To conceal or cover up, as under a cushion.

Webster Dictionary
  • Pillow (noun)

    a cushion to support the head of a sleeping person

  • Pillow (verb)

    rest on or as if on a pillow;

    "pillow your head"

  • Cushion (noun)

    a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses;

    "the old car needed a new set of shocks"

  • Cushion (noun)

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

  • Cushion (verb)

    protect from impact;

    "cushion the blow"

Princeton's WordNet

Pillow Illustrations

Cushion Illustrations

Popular Comparisons

Latest Comparisons

Trending Comparisons