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clad

Definition of clad

  1. past and past participle of clothe




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clad

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adjective \ˈklad\

Simple Definition of clad

  • : covered with something specified

Full Definition of clad

  1. 1 :  being covered or clothed <ivy-clad buildings>

  2. 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

Rhymes with clad


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clad

verb

Definition of clad

clad or clad·dedclad·ding

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  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>



1939

First Known Use of clad

1939


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clad

noun

Definition of clad

  1. 1 a :  a composite material formed by cladding b :  a clad coin

  2. 2 :  cladding; specifically :  the outer layer of a clad coin



1941

First Known Use of clad

1941


clad-

combining form

Definition of clad-

  1. :  slip :  sprout <cladophyll>



Variants of clad-

or clado-

Origin of clad-

New Latin, from Greek klad-, klado-, from klados branch, shoot of a tree; akin to Old English holt woods — more at holt



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