Lengua inglesa
1 a fabric case stuffed with soft material, used for making a seat comfortable, for kneeling on, etc.
2 a thick pad or something having a similar function.
3 something that gives protection from shock, reduces unpleasant effects, etc.
4 the resilient inner rim of a billiard table.
verb (cushioned , cushioning )
1 to reduce the unpleasant or violent effect of something.
2 to protect from shock, injury or the extremes of distress.
3 to provide or furnish with cushions.
[14c: from French cuissin , ultimately from Latin coxa hip]

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