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pad·ding

 (păd′ĭng)
n.
1. The act of stuffing, filling, or lining.
2. A soft material used to make pads or a pad.
3. Something added, especially extraneously or fraudulently: put some padding in the résumé.
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padding

(ˈpædɪŋ)
n
1. any soft material used to pad clothes, furniture, etc
2. superfluous material put into a speech or written work to pad it out; waffle
3. (Accounting & Book-keeping) inflated or false entries in a financial account, esp an expense account
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pad•ding

(ˈpæd ɪŋ)

n.
1. material, as cotton or straw, used to pad something.
2. something added unnecessarily or dishonestly.
[1820–30]
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padding

Extraneous text added to a message for the purpose of concealing its beginning, ending, or length.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.padding - artifact consisting of soft or resilient material used to fill or give shape or protect or add comfortpadding - artifact consisting of soft or resilient material used to fill or give shape or protect or add comfort
artefact, artifact - a man-made object taken as a whole
cushion - a soft bag filled with air or a mass of padding such as feathers or foam rubber etc.
falsie - padding that is worn inside a brassiere
pad - a flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing, or comfort
stuffing - padding put in mattresses and cushions and upholstered furniture
cotton, cotton fiber, cotton wool - soft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state
kapok, silk cotton, vegetable silk - a plant fiber from the kapok tree; used for stuffing and insulation
straw - plant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder
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padding

noun
1. filling, stuffing, packing, wadding the chair's foam rubber padding
2. waffle (informal, chiefly Brit.), hot air (informal), verbiage, wordiness, verbosity, prolixity Politicians fill their speeches with a lot of padding.
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Translations
حَشْوة من صوف او قُطن
vycpávka
beskyttelsespolstringfyld
tróî, stopp

padding

[ˈpædɪŋ] N
1. (= material) → relleno m, almohadilla f
2. (fig) (in speech etc) → paja f, borra f
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

padding

[ˈpædɪŋ] n
(= soft material) (for protection)rembourrage m; (for comfort)rembourrage m
(in speech, essay, report)délayage m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

padding

n
(= material)Polsterung f
(fig: in essay etc) → Füllwerk nt, → Füllsel pl
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padding

[ˈpædɪŋ] n (material) → imbottitura (fig) (in speech, essay) → riempitivo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

pad1

(pӕd) noun
1. a soft, cushion-like object made of or filled with a soft material, used to prevent damage by knocking, rubbing etc. She knelt on a pad to clean the floor.
2. sheets of paper fixed together. a writing-pad.
3. a platform from which rockets are sent off. a launching-pad.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈpadded
to put a pad in or on (for protection, to make big enough etc). The shoes were too big so she padded them with cottonwool.
ˈpadding noun
material used to make a pad to protect, fill etc. He used old blankets as padding.
pad out
to fill with a soft material to make the right size. The actor's costume was padded out to make him look fat.
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padding

n. relleno.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

padding

n acolchado, material usado para acolchar
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in classic literature ?
A padding is placed on the forehead of the infant, with a piece of bark above it, and is pressed down by cords, which pass through holes on each side of the trough.
Harling's old coats, and in these she went padding about after Charley, fairly panting with eagerness to please him.
A thick padding fastened upon a kind of elastic network, made of the best steel, lined the inside of the walls.
The instant the word was given, the two apparitions sprang forward and began to rain blows down upon each other with such lightning rapidity that I could not quite tell whether I saw the swords or only flashes they made in the air; the rattling din of these blows as they struck steel or paddings was something wonderfully stirring, and they were struck with such terrific force that I could not understand why the opposing sword was not beaten down under the assault.
The padding helps create a smooth, well-defined shoulder cap and fills in any gaps or pockets around the armhole and chest area.
To avoid getting scratches on the user's Samsung phone, there also appears to be a rubber padding on the other end of the accessory.
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