n. (leaf spring English)
Usage examples of "leaf springs".
I cut a slot across the frame, sank the leaf spring (the smallest of the leaf springs) into it crosswise and did as good a job of gluing it there as I could.
From the edge of the water itself came a deeper sound as giant catapults made from whole sets of leaf springs flung weighted nets out over the waterfowl.
Yelling figures tumbled through, waving crude swords or machetes that in that frozen instant announced by curve and width and length their origins as ground-down automobile leaf springs.
They had a few black-powder handblasters, a couple of homemade crossbows built out of auto leaf springs, but it was mostly knives and clubs.
And thet's why everbody here uses leaf springs or none atall and all the grips of the swords and dirks and all is wound with brass wire.
And thet's why everbody here uses leaf springs or none a-tall and all the grips of the swords and dirks and all is wound with brass wire.
The hand tools and edged weapons were made of rebar chipped out of the fallen highway overpass, and of salvaged, ground-down wag leaf springs.
Wherever it came from, however, it certainly made for a far smoother ride than the grating of iron-shod wheels would have, and so did the fat metal cylindersthe shock absorbers, as one of Kilthans wheelwrights had called themand steel leaf springs which had replaced the leather or rope slings a hradani wagon would have been fortunate to boast.
And the coach was well sprung, on good metal leaf springs, with the new vulcanized rubber tires.