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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.
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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]
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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]
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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
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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"
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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.
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clad

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

clad

[klæd] ADJvestido (in de)
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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
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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
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clad

[klæd] adj (old) (liter) → vestito/a
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clad

(klӕd) adjective
1. clothed. clad in silk; leather-clad motor-cyclists.
2. covered. iron-clad warships.
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References in classic literature ?
War was again proclaimed, however, and when the trumpet summoned him to his standard, the Soldier put on his charger its military trappings, and mounted, being clad in his heavy coat of mail.
Suddenly he found himself confronted by a dreadful figure clad in a shroud, whose pallor and stony eyes smote him with a horrible apprehension.
Then the half-frenzied shape of Mary Dyer, the persecuted Quaker woman, clad in sackcloth and ashes would have rested in it for a moment.
An individual who was standing beyond the railing, in the free space around the marble table, and whom no one had yet caught sight of, since his long, thin body was completely sheltered from every visual ray by the diameter of the pillar against which he was leaning; this individual, we say, tall, gaunt, pallid, blond, still young, although already wrinkled about the brow and cheeks, with brilliant eyes and a smiling mouth, clad in garments of black serge, worn and shining with age, approached the marble table, and made a sign to the poor sufferer.