clad


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

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