strut suspension

/strʌt səˈspɛnʃən/ (say strut suh'spenshuhn)

noun
a method of suspension in a motor vehicle involving an integral shock absorber and strut encased in a spring.
Also, MacPherson strut suspension.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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