absorbing bumper


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  • energy absorbing bumper — See bumper system …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • energy-absorbing bumper — See bumper system …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • bumper — Originally a bumper was a separate metal bar or blade at each end of a vehicle to prevent damaging the main part of the vehicle from damage occurred by a slight bump into an obstruction or another vehicle. Also see bumper system energy absorbing… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • absorbing — See energy absorbing steering column energy absorbing bumper …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • bumper — bumper1 [bum′pər] n. ☆ a device for absorbing some of the shock of a collision; specif., either of two bars for this purpose, at the front and rear of a motor vehicle bumper2 [bum′pər] n. [prob. < obs. bombard, liquor jug, altered after BUMP]… …   English World dictionary

  • bumper — I. noun Etymology: probably from bump to bulge Date: 1676 1. a brimming cup or glass 2. something unusually large II. adjective Date: 1885 1. unusually large < a bumper crop > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bumper — bumper1 /bum peuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that bumps. 2. a metal guard, usually horizontal, for protecting the front or rear of an automobile, truck, etc. 3. any protective rim, guard, pad, or disk for absorbing shock and preventing damage… …   Universalium

  • bumper — bump•er [[t]ˈbʌm pər[/t]] n. 1) a person or thing that bumps 2) aum a metal guard, usu. horizontal, for protecting the front or rear of an automobile, truck, etc 3) any protective guard, pad, or disk for absorbing shock and preventing damage from …   From formal English to slang

  • bumper system — An energy absorbing system with some type of deformable material including hydrauliccylinders which enable the bumpers to protect the vehicle from damage in low speed impacts …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Ford Torino — Infobox Automobile name=Ford Torino 1970 Ford Torino Cobra SportsRoof manufacturer=Ford Motor Company production=1968 ndash;1976 class=Intermediate layout= FR layout assembly=Atlanta, Georgia Lorain, Ohio Chicago, Illinois predecessor=Ford… …   Wikipedia

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