Cush·ion v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cushioned p. pr. & vb. n. Cushioning.]
1. To seat or place on, or as on a cushion.
Many who are cushioned on thrones would have remained in obscurity. --Bolingbroke.
2. To furnish with cushions; as, to cushion a chaise.
3. To conceal or cover up, as under a cushion.
Cushioned hammer, a dead-stroke hammer. See under Dead-stroke.
n : artifact consisting of soft or resilient material used to
fill or give shape or protect or add comfort [syn: padding]