There are 2 main translations of pad in Spanish:

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pad 1

American English: /pæd/
British English: /pad/

noun

  • 1 (cushioning) shoulder pads
    hombreras (feminine plural)
    knee pads
    rodilleras (feminine plural)
    shin pads
    espinilleras (feminine plural)
    canilleras (feminine plural)
    thigh pads
    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.

transitive verb -dd-

  • 1 1.1 (line) to pad a carpet (American English)
    colocarle fieltro por debajo a una alfombra
    1.2
    also: padded past participle
    (armrests/jacket)
    (envelope)
    (bra)
    con relleno
    a coat with padded shoulders
    un abrigo con hombreras
    padded cell
    celda (feminine) de aislamiento
    Example 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

    pad (out)

    (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.
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 3
    (American English) (expenses)
    cobrar … de más
    (bill/invoice)
    cobrar de más en

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pad 2
American English: /pæd/
British English: /pad/

intransitive verb -dd-

  • (con paso suave)
    he padded into the room
    entró en la habitación sin hacer ruido
    Example 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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