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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.
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.
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.
a. A launch pad.
b. A helipad.
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.
v. pad·ded, pad·ding, pads
1. To go about on foot.
2. To move or walk about almost inaudibly.
To go along (a route) on foot: padding the long road into town.
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.]
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lined, stuffed, or filled out with soft material, esp in order to protect or give shape to
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
A. ADJ [bra] → reforzado; [cell] → acolchonado; [dashboard etc] → almohadillado; [armour] → enguatado; [envelope] → acolchado
B. CPD padded shoulders NPL → hombreras fpl
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
padded[ˈpædɪd] adj [jacket] → rembourré(e); [chair] → capitonné(e); [walls] → capitonné(e); [envelope] → matelassé(e)padded bra n → soutien-gorge m rembourrépadded cell n → cellule f capitonnéepadded shoulders npl → épaules fpl rembourrées
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Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
padded[ˈpædɪd] adj → imbottito/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
paddedadj acolchado, acojinado
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