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crash pad

n.
1. Padding inside vehicles, such as automobiles or tanks, for protecting occupants in the event of an accident or sudden stop.
2. Slang A place affording free and usually temporary lodging: "the head shops and crash pads of the psychedelic past" (Wall Street Journal).
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crash pad

n
1. a place to sleep or live temporarily
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crash′ pad`


n.
1. Slang. a free place to sleep or live temporarily.
2. padding inside a vehicle for protecting passengers.
[1935–40]
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