- 1 (cushioning) shoulder padsknee padshombreras (feminine plural)shin padsrodilleras (feminine plural)thigh padsespinilleras (feminine plural)canilleras (feminine plural)musleras (feminine plural)
- 2 (of paper)Example sentences
- So she gently ripped out a sheet of graph paper from her drawing pad and started drawing again.
- Each was bound along the left ledge with the kind of rubbery glue used to bind a pad of writing paper and featured jokes and an occasional smidgen of story.
- Then I sit down at my desk and stare at a blank pad of paper until I can get myself going.
- 3 [slang] [dated] 3.1 (house, apartment) 3.2 (bed)(American English)Example sentences
- The basic material in both pads is soft and springy.
- If the person is bleeding, cover the wound with a gauze pad or a thick, clean piece of cloth and press on the wound hard enough to stop the bleeding.
- First, the normal saline and sterile gauze pads needed for the dressings usually are inexpensive and readily accessible in health care facilities.
- Stately homes, luxury country pads, five-star hotels and even budget youth hostels are lining up to provide race fans accommodation.
- However it is ideal as a bachelor pad or as a starter home.
- In Knutsford, which is more renowned for its millionaire pads than cheap starter homes, some estate agents say that they haven't sold to a first-time buyer for over six months.
transitive verb -dd-
- 1 1.1 (line) to pad a carpet (American English)1.2colocarle fieltro por debajo a una alfombraalso: padded past participle(envelope)(bra)a coat with padded shoulderscon rellenopadded cellun abrigo con hombrerascelda (feminine) de aislamientoExample sentences
- Tables are decked out with blue covers, and the seats are also padded and covered.
- The clamping parts are well padded to protect the gun.
- The chair and sofa were thickly padded, covered with real Ahlbetera leather, the furniture made of real wood.
- 2 (expand)(essay/film/speech)meter paja en [colloquial]Example sentences
- All I need to do is get some clip-art to pad it out, and re-write some pages.
- So, how can I pad this out a bit and make it interesting?
- In order to pad the movie out to a reasonable length (rather than having it end after 70 minutes), a middle act has been added that was not in any of the previous incarnations.
- To hide the bills from her family, she embezzled US $241,061 from the company over three years by padding her expense account, authorities said.
- The city claims that Carvin showed poor judgment and overstepped his authority in raising issues of attorney bill padding.
- But don't add customers just for the sake of padding the client list and the sales figures - as numerous models demonstrate, cash flow is king.
intransitive verb -dd-
- he padded into the roomentró en la habitación sin hacer ruidoExample sentences
- Walter chuckled and continued to walk, and Edie padded along with him, wide-eyed in amazement.
- She walked that way too, her feet making no sound as they padded along the hardwood floor.
- I padded along the corridor and put my head round the door.
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