padding - definition

Create account
Where to search:
Thesaurus


Dictionaries » Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary 4th edition » P »

padding - definition



A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
(Non-alphabetical character)


padding


1.
Padding is soft material which is put on something or inside it in order to make it less hard, to protect it, or to give it a different shape.
...the foam rubber padding on the headphones...
Players must wear padding to protect them from injury.
N-UNCOUNT
2.
Padding is unnecessary words or information used to make a piece of writing or a speech longer.
...the kind of subject that politicians put in their speeches for a bit of padding.
N-UNCOUNT



Permanent link to this page: http://www.diclib.com/cgi-bin/d1.cgi?l=en&base=collinscobuild&page=showid&id=24518


Learn foreign languages chatting with us!

  • Nzenwa irenus, 22
    Nigeria, Lagos
    Native language: Afrikaans
    Foreign language: English
    Nzenwa ire...
  • Sergio, 44
    Brazil, São Paulo
    Native language: Portuguese
    Foreign language: Spanish
    Sergio
  • elfojuarez
    Spain
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    elfojuarez
  • Joaquin, 18
    Uruguay, Montevideo
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    Joaquin
  • angie, 19
    Colombia, Monteria
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: Spanish
    angie
  • Zulfat, 22
    Russian Federation, Kazan
    Native language: Russian
    Foreign language: English
    Zulfat
  • Bekasyl, 20
    Kazakhstan, Pavlodar
    Native language: Russian
    Foreign language: Russian
    Bekasyl
  • Nchama , 29
    Equatorial Guinea, Malabo
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    Nchama
  • Carla Maria, 21
    Bolivia, Santa Cruz De La Sierra
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: Spanish
    Carla Mari...
  • Radames Liuba Marten Torres, 39
    Qatar, Doha
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    Radames Li...
  • Alex121268, 45
    United States, Jackson
    Native language: Russian
    Foreign language: English
    I m from Russia. Vladivostok. Now live in USA.
    Alex121268
  • Raquel, 20
    Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    Soy una chica muy divertida,, me entereza mucho aprender mas del idioma ingles, amo los estudios, me encanta descubrir cosas nuevas y poner en practica lo que aprendo..
    Raquel
  • kristy, 32
    Russian Federation, Izhevsk
    Native language: French
    Foreign language: English
    kristy
  • Nahumi, 28
    Peru, Lima
    Native language: Spanish
    Nahumi
  • daniel, 16
    Venezuela, Miranda
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: Spanish
    daniel
  • shayla, 26
    Cuba, La Habana
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    I would like to know people that speak english to improve my english
    shayla
  • David, 25
    Guatemala, Guatemala City
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: Spanish
    « Algo de mi» Si... sincero, simpático y sociable cuando hay que hacerlo... Tolerante hasta no mas poder. Me gusta leer mucho y escribir unos cuantos garabatos... Pero algo escribo. Soy amigo para el quiere un amigo!! No veo actualmente y ni veré en el futuro inédito ser mejor que nadie, me basta con ser único en la autenticidad personal. (...) (:
    David
  • gerson espinal, 21
    Honduras, Tegucigalpa
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English, French
    me gustad mucho el futbol y soy 100% barcelona
    gerson esp...
  • ofa lopez, 21
    Nicaragua, Jinotepe
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    ofa lopez
  • MHL
    Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: Spanish
    MHL