padder

1 of 2

noun (1)

pad·​der
ˈpadə(r),
ˈpaad-
plural -s
archaic

padder

2 of 2

noun (2)

"
plural -s
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)

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

pad entry 4 + -er

Noun (2)

pad entry 2 + -er

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“Padder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/padder. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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