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pad 1

 (păd)
n.
1.
a. A thin, cushionlike mass of soft material used to fill, to give shape, or to protect against jarring, scraping, or other injury.
b. Sports A piece of equipment consisting of shaped cushioning material often attached to a hard outer surface and worn to protect against blows, collisions, or shots.
2. A flexible saddle without a frame.
3. An ink-soaked cushion used to ink a rubber stamp.
4. A number of sheets of paper of the same size stacked one on top of the other and glued together at one end; a tablet.
5.
a. The broad floating leaf of an aquatic plant such as a water lily.
b. The flattened fleshy stem of a cactus such as a prickly pear. Also called paddle1.
6.
a. The fleshy underside of the end of a finger or toe.
b. The cushionlike flesh on the underside of the toes and feet of many animals.
c. The foot of such an animal.
7.
a. A launch pad.
b. A helipad.
8.
a. A keypad.
b. A touchpad.
9. Slang One's living quarters, especially an apartment.
tr.v. pad·ded, pad·ding, pads
1. To line or stuff with soft material.
2. To lengthen or increase, especially with extraneous or false information: pad a lecture with jokes; pad an expense account.

[Origin unknown.]

pad′less adj.

pad 2

 (păd)
v. pad·ded, pad·ding, pads
v.intr.
1. To go about on foot.
2. To move or walk about almost inaudibly.
v.tr.
To go along (a route) on foot: padding the long road into town.
n.
1. A muffled sound resembling that of soft footsteps.
2. A horse with a plodding gait.

[Early Modern English, probably from Middle Low German *padden (modern Low German padden), from pat, pad-, path; see pent- in Indo-European roots. Sense 2, probably partly also imitative of footsteps.]

pad′der n.

padded

(ˈpædɪd)
adj
lined, stuffed, or filled out with soft material, esp in order to protect or give shape to
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.padded - softened by the addition of cushions or paddingpadded - softened by the addition of cushions or padding
soft - yielding readily to pressure or weight
Translations

padded

[ˈpædɪd]
A. ADJ [bra] → reforzado; [cell] → acolchonado; [dashboard etc] → almohadillado; [armour] → enguatado; [envelope] → acolchado
B. CPD padded shoulders NPLhombreras fpl

padded

[ˈpædɪd] adj [jacket] → rembourré(e); [chair] → capitonné(e); [walls] → capitonné(e); [envelope] → matelassé(e)padded bra nsoutien-gorge m rembourrépadded cell ncellule f capitonnéepadded shoulders nplépaules fpl rembourrées

padded

adj
shoulders, armour, brawattiert; dashboard, seatgepolstert; padded envelopegefütterter (Brief)umschlag
(euph: = fat) → gut gepolstert

padded

[ˈpædɪd] adjimbottito/a

padded

adj acolchado, acojinado
References in classic literature ?
He was tall and thin, and wore his coats padded, which gave a fictitious breadth and depth to his shoulders and chest.
In fact, as the great Hunter says, the mere skeleton of the whale bears the same relation to the fully invested and padded animal as the insect does to the chrysalis that so roundingly envelopes it.
There were some who had both their arms bound tightly to their sides, and padded stumps in their sleeves, and a sick child hired to carry a cup for them.
They were bareheaded; their eyes were protected by iron goggles which projected an inch or more, the leather straps of which bound their ears flat against their heads were wound around and around with thick wrappings which a sword could not cut through; from chin to ankle they were padded thoroughly against injury; their arms were bandaged and rebandaged, layer upon layer, until they looked like solid black logs.
The wig; the eyebrows; the bonnet and veil; the cloak, padded inside to disfigure her back and shoulders; the paints and cosmetics used to age her face and alter her complexion -- were all gone.