noun (1)
pad·​der | \ ˈpadə(r), ˈpaad- \
plural -s

Definition of padder

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noun (2)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of padder (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : a person or a machine that pads: such as
a(1) : a worker that makes sheets of paper into pads
(2) : a worker that places ordered tobacco leaves in boxes or on a conveyor for removal of stems
(3) : a worker that sews padding material into garments (as coats)
b : a dyeing machine consisting of rolls mounted over a trough for padding fabrics
2 : a radio set circuit element (as a condenser) used to adjust the tuning of a circuit (as on the local oscillator of a superheterodyne receiver)

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History and Etymology for padder

Noun (1)

pad entry 4 + -er

Noun (2)

pad entry 2 + -er

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“Padder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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