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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.
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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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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.
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|Noun||1.||wadding - 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"
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Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
wadding[ˈwɒdɪŋ] N (for packing) → relleno m; (for quilting) → entretela f, forro m (Med) → algodón m hidrófilo
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
wadding[ˈwɒdɪŋ] n → rembourrage m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
wadding[ˈwɒdɪŋ] n → imbottitura
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995