There are 2 translations of pad in Spanish:

pad1

Pronunciation: /pæd/

n

  • 1 (cushioning) almohadilla (f) shoulder pads hombreras (fpl) knee pads rodilleras (fpl) shin pads espinilleras (fpl), canilleras (fpl) thigh pads musleras (fpl)
  • 2 (of paper) bloc (m) desk pad bloc de notas
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    • 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 [sl & dated] 3.1 (house, apartment) casa (f)( or apartamento (m) etc), bulín (m) (RPl) [familiar/colloquial] 3.2 (bed) (AmE) catre (m) [familiar/colloquial]
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    • 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.
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    • 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.

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There are 2 translations of pad in Spanish:

pad2

vt (-dd-)

  • 1 1.1 (line) [seat/panel] acolchar, enguatar (Esp) to pad a carpet (AmE) colocarle* fieltro por debajo a una alfombra
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
    1.2
    (padded past p)
    [armrests/jacket] acolchado, enguatado (Esp) ; [envelope] acolchado; [bra] con relleno a coat with padded shoulders un abrigo con hombreras padded cell celda (f) de aislamiento
  • 2

    pad (out)

    (expand) [essay/film/speech] rellenar, meter* paja en [familiar/colloquial]
  • 3 (AmE) [expenses] cobrar ... de más, inflar; [bill/invoice] cobrar de más en, inflar
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    • 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.

vi (-dd-)

  • andar*, caminar (con paso suave) he padded into the room entró en la habitación sin hacer ruido
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    • 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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Word of the day rigor
m
rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.