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midsole

Line breaks: mid|sole
Pronunciation: /ˈmɪdsəʊl/

Definition of midsole in English:

noun

A layer of material between the inner and outer soles of a shoe, for absorbing shock.
Example sentences
  • Slip-lasted climbing shoes have thinner midsoles and insoles, which allows them to be sensitive and flexible.
  • If shoes are wet, dry them with indirect heat rather than under radiators, which may negatively impact the midsole or shrink other materials on the shoe.
  • Athletic shoes are basically composed of four parts: the upper, outsole, midsole and insole.

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