English version

airbag

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Motor vehicles
airbagair‧bag /ˈeəbæɡ $ ˈer-/ noun [countable]  TTCa bag in a car that fills with air to protect the driver or passenger in an accident
Examples from the Corpus
airbagThose cases paralleled crash test results dating back to the 1970s that showed dangers to small adults and children from airbags.They decide to delay warning the public of dangers from airbags until a cooperative solution can be reached. 1992.Ford announces driver-side airbags for nine of its car models. 1990.Over the past five years, automakers got the message that they must supply airbags and antilock brakes to satisfy buyers.We know now that airbags are killing twice more kids as they are saving.The artists employ the airbags to address the risks of high-tech culture.
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