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1clad

Definition of CLAD

past and past participle of clothe

2clad

adjective \ˈklad\

: covered with something specified

Full Definition of CLAD

1
:  being covered or clothed <ivy-clad buildings>
2
of a coin :  consisting of outer layers of one metal bonded to a core of a different metal

Origin of CLAD

Middle English, past participle of clothen to clothe
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Monetary Terms

legend, numismatic, obverse, reverse, scrip, series, specie

Rhymes with CLAD

3clad

verb
clad or clad·dedclad·ding

Definition of CLAD

transitive verb
:  sheathe, face; specifically :  to cover (a metal) with another metal by bonding

Examples of CLAD

  1. <if the vehicles are not clad in armor, they will remain vulnerable to roadside bombs>

First Known Use of CLAD

1939

4clad

noun

Definition of CLAD

1
a :  a composite material formed by cladding
b :  a clad coin
2
:  cladding; specifically :  the outer layer of a clad coin

First Known Use of CLAD

1941
CLAD Defined for Kids

1clad

Definition of CLAD for Kids

past and past participle of clothe

2clad

adjective \ˈklad\

Definition of CLAD for Kids

1
:  being covered <copper-clad pots>
2
:  being dressed <The children were clad in their best clothes.>

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