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  8  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pad  \Pad\,  n.  [D.  pad.  [root]21.  See  {Path}.] 
  1.  A  footpath;  a  road.  [Obs.  or  Prov.  Eng.] 
  2.  An  easy-paced  horse;  a  padnag.  --Addison 
  An  abbot  on  an  ambling  pad.  --Tennyson. 
  3.  A  robber  that  infests  the  road  on  foot;  a  highwayman;  -- 
  usually  called  a  {footpad}.  --Gay.  Byron. 
  4.  The  act  of  robbing  on  the  highway.  [Obs.] 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pad  \Pad\,  v.  t. 
  To  travel  upon  foot;  to  tread.  [Obs.] 
  Padding  the  streets  for  half  a  crown.  --Somerville. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pad  \Pad\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  travel  heavily  or  slowly.  --Bunyan. 
  2.  To  rob  on  foot.  [Obs.]  --Cotton  Mather. 
  3.  To  wear  a  path  by  walking.  [Prov.  Eng.] 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pad  \Pad\,  n.  [Perh.  akin  to  pod.] 
  1.  A  soft,  or  small  cushion;  a  mass  of  anything  soft; 
  2.  A  kind  of  cushion  for  writing  upon  or  for  blotting;  esp., 
  one  formed  of  many  flat  sheets  of  writing  paper,  or  layers 
  of  blotting  paper;  a  block  of  paper. 
  3.  A  cushion  used  as  a  saddle  without  a  tree  or  frame. 
  4.  A  stuffed  guard  or  protection;  esp.,  one  worn  on  the  legs 
  of  horses  to  prevent  bruising. 
  5.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  cushionlike  thickening  of  the  skin  one  the 
  under  side  of  the  toes  of  animals. 
  6.  A  floating  leaf  of  a  water  lily  or  similar  plant. 
  7.  (Med.)  A  soft  bag  or  cushion  to  relieve  pressure,  support 
  a  part  etc 
  8.  (Naut.)  A  piece  of  timber  fixed  on  a  beam  to  fit  the  curve 
  of  the  deck.  --W.  C.  Russel. 
  9.  A  measure  for  fish;  as  sixty  mackerel  go  to  a  pad;  a 
  basket  of  soles.  [Eng.]  --Simmonds. 
  {Pad  cloth},  a  saddlecloth;  a  housing. 
  {Pad  saddle}.  See  def.  3,  above. 
  {Pad  tree}  (Harness  Making),  a  piece  of  wood  or  metal  which 
  gives  rigidity  and  shape  to  a  harness  pad.  --Knight. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pad  \Pad\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Padded};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  1.  To  stuff;  to  furnish  with  a  pad  or  padding. 
  2.  (Calico  Printing)  To  imbue  uniformly  with  a  mordant;  as 
  to  pad  cloth.  --Ure. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  number  of  sheets  of  paper  fastened  together  along  one  edge 
  [syn:  {pad  of  paper},  {tablet}] 
  2:  a  block  of  absorbent  material  saturated  with  ink;  used  to 
  transfer  ink  evenly  to  a  rubber  stamp  [syn:  {inkpad},  {inking 
  pad},  {stamp  pad}] 
  3:  a  usually  thin  flat  mass  of  padding 
  4:  a  platform  from  which  rockets  or  space  craft  are  launched 
  [syn:  {launching  pad},  {launchpad},  {launch  pad},  {launch 
  5:  temporary  living  quarters  [syn:  {diggings},  {digs},  {domiciliation}, 
  6:  the  foot  or  fleshy  cushion-like  underside  of  the  toes  of  an 
  v  1:  add  details  to  [syn:  {embroider},  {lard},  {embellish},  {aggrandize}, 
  {blow  up},  {dramatize},  {dramatise}] 
  2:  walk  heavily,  as  when  weary,  or  through  mud;  "Donkeys  that 
  plodded  wearily  in  a  circle  around  a  gin"  D.H.  Lawrence 
  [syn:  {slog},  {footslog},  {plod},  {trudge}] 
  3:  line  or  stuff  with  soft  material;  "pad  a  bra"  [syn:  {fill 
  4:  add  padding  to  "pad  the  seat  of  the  chair"  [syn:  {bolster}] 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
  {Packet  Assembler/Disassembler} 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
  Packet  Assembling  Disassembling  (CCITT,  X.3,  X.28,  X.29,  PSDN) 

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