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clad

Definition of clad

  1. past tense and past participle of clothe


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adjective \ˈklad\

Definition of clad

  1. 1 :  being covered or clothed <ivy-clad buildings> <clad in red silk pajamas>

  2. 2 of a coin :  consisting of outer layers of one metal bonded to a core of a different metal <half-dollar clad coins>

Origin and Etymology of clad

Middle English, past participle of clothen to clothe


First Known Use: 14th century

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clad

verb

Definition of clad

clad

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cladded

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cladding

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  sheathe, face; specifically :  to cover (a metal) with another metal by bonding <stainless steel plates were clad with copper>

Examples of clad in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of clad

see 2clad


First Known Use: 1939


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clad

noun

Definition of clad

  1. 1a :  a composite material formed by claddingb :  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-

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clado-

Origin and Etymology of clad-

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


CLAD Defined for English Language Learners


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clad

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adjective \ˈklad\

Definition of clad for English Language Learners

  • : covered with something specified


CLAD Defined for Kids

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clad

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Definition of clad for Students

  1. past and past participle of clothe


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clad

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adjective \ˈklad\

Definition of clad for Students

  1. 1 :  being covered <copper-clad pots>

  2. 2 :  being dressed <The children were clad in their best clothes.>



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