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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. artifact consisting of soft or resilient material used to fill or give shape or protect or add comfort;
[syn: padding, cushioning]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pad \Pad\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Padded; p. pr. & vb. n. Padding.] 1. To stuff; to furnish with a pad or padding. [1913 Webster] 2. (Calico Printing) To imbue uniformly with a mordant; as, to pad cloth. --Ure. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Padding \Pad"ding\, n. 1. The act or process of making a pad or of inserting stuffing. [1913 Webster] 2. The material with which anything is padded. [1913 Webster] 3. Material of inferior value, serving to extend a book, essay, etc. --London Sat. Rev. [1913 Webster] 4. (Calico Printing) The uniform impregnation of cloth with a mordant. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

padding n 1: artifact consisting of soft or resilient material used to fill or give shape or protect or add comfort [syn: padding, cushioning]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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