Pad definition

n 1: a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one
edge [syn: pad, pad of paper, tablet]
2: the large floating leaf of an aquatic plant (as the water
lily)
3: a block of absorbent material saturated with ink; used to
transfer ink evenly to a rubber stamp [syn: pad, inkpad,
inking pad, stamp pad]
4: a flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing,
or comfort
5: a platform from which rockets or space craft are launched
[syn: launching pad, launchpad, launch pad, launch
area, pad]
6: temporary living quarters [syn: diggings, digs,
domiciliation, lodgings, pad]
7: the fleshy cushion-like underside of an animal's foot or of a
human's finger
v 1: add details to [syn: embroider, pad, lard,
embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up,
dramatize, dramatise]
2: walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud;
"Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone" [syn: slog,
footslog, plod, trudge, pad, tramp]
3: line or stuff with soft material; "pad a bra" [syn: pad,
fill out]
4: add padding to; "pad the seat of the chair" [syn: pad,
bolster]
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