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noun, transitive verb
on the pad
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a piece of soft material used as cushioning to protect from abrasion or impact, such as a cushion, mat, or thick piece of blanket or quilt.
The hard, wooden chairs have pads on their seats.
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definition 2: in sports such as hockey and football, any of various thick fabrications worn as protective equipment for elbows, knees, shoulders, and the like.
The roller skaters were wearing knee pads.
definition 3: a small pillow attached on the inside of clothing to modify its shape.
The jacket has thick shoulder pads.
definition 4: the small cushion of flesh on the bottom of the toes or feet of some animals.
definition 5: a block of thick, often sponge-like, material used for cleaning surfaces or dishes.
Please use that soft pad to wash the glasses.
definition 6: a thick piece of gauze or other soft, sterile material used as a protective and absorbent covering, barrier, or sponge.
a gauze pada sanitary pad
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definition 7: an absorbent cushion used for holding ink for rubber stamps.
definition 8: a block of paper sheets glued together at one edge.
The artist keeps a drawing pad in her bag.He reached into the drawer and pulled out a writing pad.
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definition 9: a resilient flat platform for landing or launching.
a helicopter pada missile launching pad
definition 10: (informal) a place to live or sleep in.
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place, room
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phrase: on the pad
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: pads, padding, padded
definition 1: to fill or protect by stuffing or layering with soft material.
definition 2: to make longer or thicker by adding unimportant material.
She padded the report with old surveys.
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