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  • adj. Having padding.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of pad.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Same as cushioned, 1.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. softened by the addition of cushions or padding


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  • Ovechkin padded his NHL-leading goal total by scoring twice, including the winner in overtime, to lead the Capitals back from a two-goal deficit to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 on Tuesday night.

  • Except somene really, really needs to lock these people away in padded cells somewhere, for their own safety, as well as that of their constituents.

    Think Progress » Rep. Curt Weldon (R-PA) planned a personal WMD hunt

  • Sedin padded the lead at the 13-minute mark when he tapped a puck out of mid-air and over the stacked right pad of Boucher.

    NHL - National Hockey League - Phoenix vs. Vancouver

  • A pair of pickup trucks with 20mm Triple-A cannons bolted to their beds careened onto the street, two gunners dressed — somewhat bizarrely, I thought, for gunners — in short, padded black leather jackets and designer jeans, firing blindly into the air.

    Rogue Warrior

  • Then amid a thousand jokes the tiffin-baskets were brought out, and we had a royal lunch while the tiger was "padded" -- i.e., placed on one of the unoccupied elephants; and finally we got us back to camp, where the rest of the day was devoted to dinner and cheroots.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 100, April, 1876

  • I personally don’t think any of you or your fascist buddies should be killed, I think you should be put in padded rooms.

    Think Progress » Evacuation Priorities

  • It's the padded (thickly padded, that is) fist version of Olympic fencing, another sport I cannot relate with.

    Why Darting Isn't Hunting

  • The ink would probably not hold well if the lid was also padded, which is typically the case with those things.

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  • Characterized by their padded black fabric—unbroken except for the division-specific color stripethat cut across the chest, shoulders, and back—the uniforms were supposed to be referred to as “surface operations blacks.”

    The Battle of Betazed

  • It was bad enough when my now 16-year-old daughter was seven and asking for cropped tops, but the notion of padded bras would have been unthinkable then.

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