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cushioning

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcushioningcush‧ion‧ing /ˈkʊʃənɪŋ/ noun [uncountable]  something soft that protects someone or something when they hit a surface a lightweight cushioning material
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cushioningIt's a tremendously stable shoe with good, firm cushioning designed for a heel striker.Further cushioning is provided by the padded insole and tongue.High arches generally indicate mid or forefoot strikers and require good cushioning.Each key has a full travel with good cushioning for the heavy handed.The toe area is perforated, while the heel has a double collar for improved cushioning.Even Shaw's big flanks and shoulders gave him no cushioning of flesh as he rolled and tossed in half-sleep.Nevertheless, it's an excellent shoe for runners looking for a workhorse shoe combining stability cushioning and durability.But the cushioning has to be in the mid or forefoot, where the foot hits, rather than the heel.
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