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wad·ding

 (wŏd′ĭng)
n.
1.
a. A wad.
b. Wads considered as a group.
2. A soft layer of cotton, wool, or other fibrous material used for padding or stuffing.
3. Material for gun wads.

wadding

(ˈwɒdɪŋ)
n
1. (Textiles)
a. any fibrous or soft substance used as padding, stuffing, etc, esp sheets of carded cotton prepared for the purpose
b. a piece of this
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) material for wads used in cartridges or guns

wad•ding

(ˈwɒd ɪŋ)

n.
1. any fibrous or soft material for stuffing, padding, packing, etc., esp. carded cotton in specially prepared sheets.
2. material used as wads for guns, cartridges, etc.
3. a wad or lump.
[1620–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wadding - any material used especially to protect somethingwadding - any material used especially to protect something
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
cardboard, composition board - a stiff moderately thick paper
excelsior, wood shavings - thin curly wood shavings used for packing or stuffing

wadding

noun padding, filling, stuffing, lining, packing, filler a sleeping bag lined with wadding
Translations

wadding

[ˈwɒdɪŋ] N (for packing) → relleno m; (for quilting) → entretela f, forro m (Med) → algodón m hidrófilo

wadding

[ˈwɒdɪŋ] nrembourrage m

wadding

n (for packing) → Material ntzum Ausstopfen; (Sew) → Wattierung f; (Med, on plaster) → (Mull)tupfer m

wadding

[ˈwɒdɪŋ] nimbottitura
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