Associations to the word «Pad»

Wiktionary

PAD, noun. A flattened mass of anything soft, to sit or lie on.
PAD, noun. A cushion used as a saddle without a tree or frame.
PAD, noun. A soft, or small, cushion.
PAD, noun. A cushion-like thickening of the skin on the under side of the toes of animals.
PAD, noun. The mostly hairless flesh located on the bottom of an animal's foot or paw.
PAD, noun. Any cushion-like part of the human body, especially the ends of the fingers.
PAD, noun. A stuffed guard or protection, especially one worn on the legs of horses to prevent bruising.
PAD, noun. A soft bag or cushion to relieve pressure, support a part, etc.
PAD, noun. A sanitary napkin.
PAD, noun. (US) A floating leaf of a water lily or similar plant.
PAD, noun. (cricket) A soft cover for a batsman's leg that protects it from damage when hit by the ball.
PAD, noun. A kind of cushion for writing upon, or for blotting, especially one formed of many flat sheets of writing paper; now especially such a block of paper sheets as used to write on.
PAD, noun. A panel or strip of material designed to be sensitive to pressure or touch.
PAD, noun. A keypad.
PAD, noun. A flat surface or area from which a helicopter or other aircraft may land or be launched.
PAD, noun. An electrical extension cord with a multi-port socket one end: "trip cord"
PAD, noun. The effect produced by sustained lower reed notes in a musical piece, most common in blues music.
PAD, noun. A synthesizer instrument sound used for sustained background sounds.
PAD, noun. (US) (slang) A bed.
PAD, noun. (colloquial) A place of residence.
PAD, noun. (cryptography) A random key (originally written on a disposable pad) of the same length as the plaintext.
PAD, noun. A mousepad.
PAD, noun. (nautical) A piece of timber fixed on a beam to fit the curve of the deck.
PAD, verb. (transitive) To stuff.
PAD, verb. (transitive) To furnish with a pad or padding.
PAD, verb. (transitive) To fill or lengthen (a story, one's importance, etc.).
PAD, verb. (transitive) To imbue uniformly with a mordant.
PAD, verb. (transitive) (cricket) to deliberately play the ball with the leg pad instead of the bat.
PAD, noun. (British) (dialectal) A toad.
PAD, noun. (British) (dialectal) (Australia) (Ireland) A footpath, particularly one unformed or unmaintained; a road or track. See footpad.
PAD, noun. An easy-paced horse; a padnag.
PAD, noun. (British) (obsolete) A robber that infests the road on foot; a highwayman or footpad.
PAD, noun. The act of highway robbery.
PAD, noun. (British) (dialectal) A type of wickerwork basket, especially as used as a measure of fish or other goods.
PAD, verb. (transitive) To travel along (a road, path etc.).
PAD, verb. (intransitive) To travel on foot.
PAD, verb. (intransitive) To wear a path by walking.
PAD, verb. (intransitive) To walk softly, quietly or steadily, especially without shoes.
PAD, verb. (intransitive) (obsolete) To practise highway robbery.
PAD, interjection. Indicating a soft flat sound, as of bare footsteps.
PAD, noun. The sound of soft footsteps, or a similar noise made by an animal etc.
PAD DOWN, verb. (intransitive) To spend the night somewhere.
PAD DOWN, verb. (transitive) To frisk, pat down
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PAD ELEPHANT, noun. An elephant that is furnished with a pad for carrying burdens instead of a howdah for carrying passengers.
PAD ELEPHANTS, noun. Plural of pad elephant
PAD OUT, verb. (idiomatic) to add something extra to something to make it appear more substantial
PAD OUT, verb. (idiomatic) (slang) to sleep or go to bed
PAD SAW, noun. A type of narrow-bladed saw used especially for cutting curves.
PAD STITCH, noun. A kind of running stitch made by placing small stitches perpendicular to the line of stitching, used to secure layers of fabric together for increased firmness.
PAD STITCHES, noun. Plural of pad stitch
PAD THAI, noun. A Thai dish of stir-fried noodles with egg, tamarind, peanuts and other ingredients.

Dictionary definition

PAD, noun. A number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge.
PAD, noun. The large floating leaf of an aquatic plant (as the water lily).
PAD, noun. A block of absorbent material saturated with ink; used to transfer ink evenly to a rubber stamp.
PAD, noun. A flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing, or comfort.
PAD, noun. A platform from which rockets or space craft are launched.
PAD, noun. Temporary living quarters.
PAD, noun. The fleshy cushion-like underside of an animal's foot or of a human's finger.
PAD, verb. Add details to.
PAD, verb. Walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud; "Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone".
PAD, verb. Line or stuff with soft material; "pad a bra".
PAD, verb. Add padding to; "pad the seat of the chair".

Wise words

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