Simple Definition of wadding
: a soft mass or sheet of material used to fill a space, protect something, etc.
Full Definition of wadding
1 : wads or material for making wads
2 : a soft mass or sheet of short loose fibers used for stuffing or padding
Examples of wadding
<the last step is to fill the pillow with wadding and stitch it closed>
First Known Use of wadding
Medical Definition of wadding
: a soft absorbent sheet of cotton, wool, or cellulose used especially in hospitals for surgical dressings
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