Padding meaning

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Something added, especially extraneously or fraudulently.

Put some padding in the résumé.

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A soft material used to make pads or a pad.
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The act of stuffing, filling, or lining.
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A soft material used to make pads or a pad.
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Something added, especially extraneously or fraudulently.

Put some padding in the résumé.

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The action of a person who pads.
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Any soft material, as cotton, felt, etc., used to pad.
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Unnecessary or irrelevant material put into a speech or piece of writing, making it longer.
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Bits or characters that fill up unused portions of a data structure, such as a field, packet or frame. Typically, padding is done at the end of the structure to fill it up with data, with the padding usually consisting of 1 bits, blank characters or null characters. See null and bit stuffing.
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In storage, irrelevant material, usually zero (0) bits, added to a data block in order to fill it to a minimum size, to force certain fields of control data or user data into certain positions or sizes, or to prevent the user data from duplicating a bit pattern that has a specific control meaning. See also block.
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In transmission, irrelevant material added to a data block, packet, or frame in order to fill it to a minimum size, to force certain fields of control data or user data into certain positions or sizes, or to prevent the user data from duplicating a bit pattern that has a specific control meaning. See also block, frame, and packet.
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In transmission, redundant, irrelevant bits, usually one (1) bits, appended to a bit stream in order to increase the bit rate or to maintain a session or connection during periods of inactivity. See also keep alive bits.
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In some synchronous protocols, such as binary synchronous communications (Bisync, or BSC), one or more optional characters that alert the receiving device of the transmission of a block of data and ensure that the receiving device is in sync with the data bits. See also BSC, protocol, and synchronous.
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Present participle of pad.
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Soft filling material used in cushions etc.
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(computing) Extra characters such as spaces added to the end of a record to fill it out to a fixed length.
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(military) Extraneous text added to a message for the purpose of concealing its beginning, ending, or length.
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The act of stuffing, filling, or lining.
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