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clad 1

 (klăd)
tr.v. clad, clad·ding, clads
1. To sheathe or cover (a metal) with a metal.
2. To cover with a protective or insulating layer of other material.

[Back-formation from cladding.]

clad 2

 (klăd)
v.
A past tense and a past participle of clothe.

clad

(klæd)
vb
a past participle of clothe
[Old English clāthode clothed, from clāthian to clothe]

clad

(klæd)
vb, clads, cladding or clad
(Metallurgy) (tr) to bond a metal to (another metal), esp to form a protective coating
[C14 (in the obsolete sense: to clothe): special use of clad1]

clad

(klæd)
v. clad, clad•ding,
adj. v.t.
1. a pt. and pp. of clothe.
2. to bond a metal to (another metal), esp. to provide with a protective coat.
adj.
3. dressed: ill-clad vagrants.
4. covered: vine-clad cottages.
5. bonded with a protective metallic coat: copper-clad cookware.
(usu. used in combination)
[before 950; Old English clāthod(e) clothed]

clad


Past participle: clad
Gerund: cladding

Imperative
clad
clad
Present
I clad
you clad
he/she/it clads
we clad
you clad
they clad
Preterite
I clad
you clad
he/she/it clad
we clad
you clad
they clad
Present Continuous
I am cladding
you are cladding
he/she/it is cladding
we are cladding
you are cladding
they are cladding
Present Perfect
I have clad
you have clad
he/she/it has clad
we have clad
you have clad
they have clad
Past Continuous
I was cladding
you were cladding
he/she/it was cladding
we were cladding
you were cladding
they were cladding
Past Perfect
I had clad
you had clad
he/she/it had clad
we had clad
you had clad
they had clad
Future
I will clad
you will clad
he/she/it will clad
we will clad
you will clad
they will clad
Future Perfect
I will have clad
you will have clad
he/she/it will have clad
we will have clad
you will have clad
they will have clad
Future Continuous
I will be cladding
you will be cladding
he/she/it will be cladding
we will be cladding
you will be cladding
they will be cladding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cladding
you have been cladding
he/she/it has been cladding
we have been cladding
you have been cladding
they have been cladding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cladding
you will have been cladding
he/she/it will have been cladding
we will have been cladding
you will have been cladding
they will have been cladding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cladding
you had been cladding
he/she/it had been cladding
we had been cladding
you had been cladding
they had been cladding
Conditional
I would clad
you would clad
he/she/it would clad
we would clad
you would clad
they would clad
Past Conditional
I would have clad
you would have clad
he/she/it would have clad
we would have clad
you would have clad
they would have clad
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.clad - wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination; "clothed and in his right mind"- Bible; "proud of her well-clothed family"; "nurses clad in white"; "white-clad nurses"
adorned, decorated - provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction
2.clad - having an outer covering especially of thin metal; "steel-clad"; "armor-clad"
sheathed - enclosed in a protective covering; sometimes used in combination; "his sheathed sword"; "the cat's sheathed claws"; "a ship's bottom sheathed in copper"; "copper-sheathed"

clad

adjective dressed, clothed, arrayed, draped, fitted out, decked out, attired, rigged out (informal), apparelled, accoutred, covered He was clad casually in slacks and a light blue golf shirt.

clad

verb
To furnish with a covering of a different material:
Translations
مُرتدِ، لابسمُغَطّى بِ
oděnýpancéřovaný
beklædtklædt
päällystääpukea
beborított
húîaîurklæðaklæddur
aprengtasapsirengęspadengtas
apģērbtsietērptspārklāts
giy mişkaplı

clad

[klæd] ADJvestido (in de)

clad

[ˈklæd] adj
scantily clad → légèrement vêtu(e)
to be clad in → être habillé(e) de, être vêtu(e) de
leather-clad → vêtu(e) de cuir

clad

(old) pret, ptp of clothe
adj (liter)gekleidet; clad with tilesmit Ziegeln gedeckt
adj suf fur-/silk-cladin Pelze/Seide gekleidet; iron-/steel-cladmit Eisen/Stahl verkleidet; ivy-cladefeubewachsen; snow-cladschneebedeckt

clad

[klæd] adj (old) (liter) → vestito/a

clad

(klӕd) adjective
1. clothed. clad in silk; leather-clad motor-cyclists.
2. covered. iron-clad warships.
References in classic literature ?
A boy clad in a blue shirt leaped from the wagon and attempted to drag after him one of the maidens, who screamed and protested shrilly.
Her yellow hair was burned to a ruddy thatch on her head; but her legs and arms, curiously enough, in spite of constant exposure to the sun, kept a miraculous whiteness which somehow made her seem more undressed than other girls who went scantily clad.
She was a fresh, pretty woman, clad always in white with elbow sleeves.
The remaining three were white, though clad in vestments adapted, both in quality and color, to their present hazardous pursuit--that of hanging on the skirts of a retiring army in the wilderness.
For before her, sunburnt in cheek and throat, darker in the free growth of moustache and curling hair, clad in the coarse, picturesque finery of his class, undisguised only in his boyish beauty, sat George Kearney.
Forth she steps into the dusky, time-darkened passage; a tall figure, clad in black silk, with a long and shrunken waist, feeling her way towards the stairs like a near-sighted person, as in truth she is.
By the Indian's side, and evidently sustaining a companionship with him, stood a white man, clad in a strange disarray of civilized and savage costume.
They seemed clad in the skins of beasts, so torn and bepatched the raiment that had survived nearly four years of cruising.
To the right there is a door from the saloon, with a few loafers in the doorway, and in the corner beyond it a bar, with a presiding genius clad in soiled white, with waxed black mustaches and a carefully oiled curl plastered against one side of his forehead.
Then he clad himself in the hide of the she-wolf, and, pushing aside the stone, came out.
Shortly after this, several bands of dancers of various sorts began to enter the arcade at different points, and among them one of sword-dancers composed of some four-and-twenty lads of gallant and high-spirited mien, clad in the finest and whitest of linen, and with handkerchiefs embroidered in various colours with fine silk; and one of those on the mares asked an active youth who led them if any of the dancers had been wounded.
Like Will, this fellow was clad in scarlet, though he did not look quite as fine a gentleman.