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Noun fender has 4 senses
  1. fender, wing - a barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud; "in England they call a fender a wing"
    --1 is a kind of barrier
    --1 is a part of car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar
    --1 has particulars: mudguard, splash guard, splash-guard
    Derived form: verb fend2
  2. fender, buffer, cowcatcher, pilot - an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track
    --2 is a kind of framework, frame, framing
    --2 is a part of locomotive, engine, locomotive engine, railway locomotive
    Derived form: verb fend2
  3. fender - a low metal guard to confine falling coals to a hearth
    --3 is a kind of
    guard, safety, safety device
    Derived form: verb fend2
  4. buffer, fender - a cushion-like device that reduces shock due to contact
    --4 is a kind of device
    --4 is a part of car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar
    Derived form: verb fend2
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