wadding

noun

Definition of wadding

  1. 1 :  wads or material for making wads

  2. 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>

1627

First Known Use of wadding

1627


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

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noun wad·ding \ˈwäd-iŋ\

Medical Definition of wadding

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



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