airbag

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See also: Airbag and air bag

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From air +‎ bag.

Noun[edit]

airbag (plural airbags)

  1. A protective system in automobiles in which when a crash occurs, a bag containing nitrogen, formed by the explosive decomposition of sodium azide, quickly inflates in front of the driver or passenger, preventing injury to the head. Side air bags, including the back seat passengers, also prevent injury.
  2. A similar inflated bag used in performing stunts, etc.
    • 2005, Alan Tussy, ‎R. Gustafson, Developmental Mathematics for College Students (page 1030)
      As part of a scene in a movie, a stuntman falls from the top of a 95-foot-tall building into a large airbag directly below him on the ground, as shown in Figure 15-3.
  3. (slang) A person who talks too much; a windbag or gossip.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English airbag.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

airbag m (plural airbags)

  1. airbag
  2. (in the plural, slang) knockers, tits

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Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English airbag.

Noun[edit]

airbag m (invariable)

  1. airbag (protective system)

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English airbag.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

airbag m (plural airbags)

  1. airbag

Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English airbag.

Noun[edit]

airbag m (plural airbags)

  1. airbag
    • 1997, Jesús Calvo Martín, Mecánica del automóvil actual, Reverte (→ISBN), page 218:
      En un futuro el sistema de control del airbag podrá determinar las características del ocupante e incluso ya se piensa en un airbag que proteja a los peatones en caso de atropello.
      In the future, the airbag control system will be able to determine the characteristics of the occupant, and they're already thinking about an airbag that could protect pedestrians in case of accident.

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