wadding

noun wad·ding \ ˈwä-diŋ \

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 in a Sentence

  1. the last step is to fill the pillow with wadding and stitch it closed

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WADDING Defined for English Language Learners

wadding

noun

Definition of wadding for English Language Learners

  • : a soft mass or sheet of material used to fill a space, protect something, etc.


Medical Dictionary

wadding

noun wad·ding \ ˈwäd-iŋ \

medical Definition of wadding

:a soft absorbent sheet of cotton, wool, or cellulose used especially in hospitals for surgical dressings


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