leaf spring

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A spring in the form of a curved length of steel, used in the suspension of wheeled vehicles
long narrow spring consisting of several layers of metal springs bracketed together
n. A composite spring, used especially in automotive suspensions, consisting of several layers of flexible metallic strips joined to act as a single unit
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leaf springs
(Otomotiv) A series of steel plates, placed one atop the other, which bend flexibly to absorb the bumps and shocks of driving. Most often used in the rear suspensions of trucks and some sport-utility vehicles. See also suspension system
leaf spring