Synonyms for padding

Grammar : Noun
Spell : pad-ing
Phonetic Transcription : ˈpæd ɪŋ

Définition of padding

Origin :
  • "material used in stuffing," 1828, verbal noun from pad (v.2).
  • noun stuffing
Example sentences :
  • There's nothing there but padding; and a greasy sort it is.'
  • Extract from : « Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit » by Charles Dickens
  • Fate had caught him in a vice; he had spent eighteen active years in padding that vice.
  • Extract from : « The Man Who Wins » by Robert Herrick
  • If I were writing a shilling volume, I should put them in by way of padding.
  • Extract from : « Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98, February 1, 1890 » by Various
  • I'm getting ready for the jump now—that's why I'm padding myself.
  • Extract from : « The Moving Picture Girls in War Plays » by Laura Lee Hope
  • Or should one write novels of peasant life with plenty of padding?
  • Extract from : « Virgin Soil » by Ivan S. Turgenev
  • And they're padding a device van to take Sally to the labs when they're ready.
  • Extract from : « Make Mine Homogenized » by Rick Raphael
  • At their heels was the soft rustle of many thousands of padding feet.
  • Extract from : « Brand Blotters » by William MacLeod Raine
  • For this process there is used what is called a padding machine.
  • Extract from : « The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics » by Franklin Beech
  • The padding may be worked in an embroidery hoop to keep it smooth and even.
  • Extract from : « Textiles and Clothing » by Kate Heintz Watson
  • After padding firmly, the front opening should be oversewed.
  • Extract from : « Textiles and Clothing » by Kate Heintz Watson

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