Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
padding /'pædiɳ/
  • danh từ
    • sự đệm, sự lót, sự độn
    • vật đệm, vật lót, vật độn
    • từ thừa nhồi nhét (đầy câu, đầy sách...)
Concise Dictionary
+artifact consisting of soft or resilient material used to fill or give shape or protect or add comfort
+a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge
+the large floating leaf of an aquatic plant (as the water lily)
+a block of absorbent material saturated with ink; used to transfer ink evenly to a rubber stamp
+a usually thin flat mass of padding
+a platform from which rockets or space craft are launched
+temporary living quarters
+the foot or fleshy cushion-like underside of the toes of an animal
+add details to
+walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
+line or stuff with soft material
+add padding to

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 cushion, pillow, wad, wadding, stuffing, padding, filling, filler:
Wrap a soft cotton pad over the wound to protect it.
2 writing-pad, note-pad, memo pad, block (of paper), jotter, US filler:
You'd best take a pad with you to make notes at the lecture.
3 flat, apartment, room(s), home, place, quarters, Colloq hang-out, Brit digs or diggings, Slang US flop:
A few friends are crashing at my pad while they're in town.
4 cushion, wad, stuff, fill; upholster:
The chair seats are padded with foam rubber, but the arms are bare
5 Sometimes, pad out. expand, inflate, stretch, dilate, lengthen, protract, extend, blow up, flesh out, puff up, augment, spin out, amplify:
He pads his weekly newspaper column with trivia in order to fill the space.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun [U]
1 soft material that is placed inside sth to make it more comfortable or to change its shape: The shoes have thick padding at the ankle to offer greater support. + The actor's were made rounder for the part using cotton wool padding.
2 words that are used to make a speech, piece of writing, etc. longer, but that do not contain any interesting information: Some of the quotations are useful, others are little more than padding.

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