[ UK /wˈɒdɪŋ/ ]
  1. any material used especially to protect something
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How To Use wadding In A Sentence

  • The installation is a combination of airiness and heaviness; the wadding is associated with warmth and the lead buttons with weight.
  • Then you do a final stitch way into the wadding, pull the thread taut and clip the end just above the surface.
  • Rollins described ‘the most esteemed’ quilts of her childhood as being made of ‘glossy, dark flannel, lined with yellow, with a slight wadding of carded wool.’
  • Notice the soft wadding, which I and a few other top tailors use, as opposed to the far more common ready-made shoulder pad.
  • It is also made into a kind of wadding, and used for the purpose of giving additional warmth to various parts of their clothing. A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 17 Arranged in Systematic Order: Forming a Complete History of the Origin and Progress of Navigation, Discovery, and Commerce, by Sea and Land, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time
  • If we suppose that some of the ˜pegs™ in Waddington's model are environmental factors, rather than genetic loci, then we can define separate notions of ˜environmental canalisation™ and ˜genetic canalisation™. The Distinction Between Innate and Acquired Characteristics
  • The roundness of the pleat is improved by filling it with a little wadding or a tube of curtain buckram.
  • _Bombast_ was a kind of loose texture not unlike what is now called wadding, used to give the dresses of that time bulk and protruberance, without much increase of weight; whence the same name is given a tumour of words unsupported by solid sentiment. Notes to Shakespeare — Volume 01: Comedies
  • There is genetic variation among individuals for genes that affect ocellus number, but the developmental effects of that variation are prevented by the system of buffering (Waddington 1953, 1957). The Genotype/Phenotype Distinction
  • Waddington rewound the tape and played the message again.
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