wadding


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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
References in classic literature ?
I took all the coffee and sugar there was, and all the ammunition; I took the wadding; I took the bucket and gourd; I took a dipper and a tin cup, and my old saw and two blankets, and the skillet and the coffee-pot.
wadding of single-stitched wool 200 g / m2, according to the appendix 1 30 000 rm, 18 000 byn2.
Ian Unsworth, QC, prosecuting, said 42 steel shot pellets were recovered from Lewis' body and wadding from a plastic wad was in the jacket.
Instead, it was a 17thcentury Franciscan priest, Luke Wadding, who made sure that Patrick was given a feast day.
Cover wood with wadding and staple in place at back - do a few times to add extra padding.
WEXFORD manager Aidan O'Brien will be without Rob Dempsey and Joey Wadding for Sunday's daunting Leinster semi-final against Dublin.
YOU WILL NEED: Coloured felt Needle and thread Beads, buttons and sequins Ribbon Wadding HOW TO MAKE THEM: 1.