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a spring built up of strips of metal
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A composite spring, used especially in automotive suspensions, consisting of several layers of flexible metallic strips joined to act as a single unit.