There are 2 translations of wad in Spanish:

wad1

Pronunciation: /wɑːd; wɒd/

n

  • 2 2.1 (of paper, cloth) taco (masculine) a wad of (absorbent) cotton o (British English/inglés británico) cotton wool un pedazo de algodón 2.2 (in cartridge, cannon) taco (masculine)
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    • Consequently, the shot leaves the wad as a tightly controlled column with minimal dispersion.
    • We were hoping that it would actually contain shot and a wad and other materials which occasionally happens.
    • The tapered walls required the development of a new wad and the semi-hemispherical chamber required the use of slower powders to control pressures.
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    • She made her way over to the bank of washrooms and ran some cold water over a wad of paper towels.
    • I caught the red mixture of blood and peroxide in the cotton wads and wiped it away.
    • You see people leaping out of the way as some great wad of canvas comes hurtling towards them.

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There are 2 translations of wad in Spanish:

wad2

vt (-dd-)

  • 1.1 (fill, pack) tapar, rellenar
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    • He took it to his bed and then dumped out several wadded garments.
    • Thinly wadded and intricately stitched, all-white quilts represent a high point in the development of North Country quilting.
    • The Americans travel in convoys, wadded in Kevlar and helmets, guns held ready.
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    • Ever resourceful, she wadded some toilet paper between it and the door frame and found that it stayed shut.
    1.2 (stuff, pad) [garment] acolchar 1.3 (form into wad) [cloth/paper] hacer* un taco con
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    • He wadded the stained shirt into a ball and threw it so that it hit Ian in the face.
    • Nice of you to wad up all the goodwill you've accumulated and flush it down the toilet.
    • Kevin wadded up a sleeping bag to use as a pillow and jammed it under his arm.

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The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.