What is another word for bumpers?

Pronunciation: [bˈʌmpəz] (IPA)

Bumpers, also known as fenders or guards, are protective components placed around the perimeter of a vehicle. They are designed to absorb impact and prevent damage in the event of a collision. Synonyms for the word bumpers include buffers, cushions, barricades, shields, bump guards, and protective barriers. Bumpers can also be referred to as bull bars or brush guards, specifically used on off-road vehicles to protect against brush and wildlife. Additionally, in sports such as bowling, bumper lanes are used to prevent balls from going into the gutters, and in pool, bumper sticks are used to help prevent scratches on the cue ball.

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Usage examples for Bumpers

I often admired Mr. Rassam's' patience on these occasions: he could sit, talk, and laugh with them for hours, gorging them with bumpers of tej until they reeled out of his place, the laughing-stocks, yet envied objects, of the soldiers who helped them to regain their homes.
"A Narrative of Captivity in Abyssinia With Some Account of the Late Emperor Theodore, His Country and People"
Henry Blanc
And the three made a night of it, sitting up late, and draining such huge bumpers to the health of the Queen of England, that-as the excellent Andrew subsequently informed Lord Burghley-his head ached most bravely next morning.
"History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89, Vol. II. Complete"
John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
Just as we were starting, the now sober Mikouline again showed symptoms of weakening, until I plied him with bumpers of vodka.
"From Paris to New York by Land"
Harry de Windt

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