Wadding meaning

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Material for gun wads.
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Wadding is packing material or absorbent thick material used to protect items, or material used to make a plug in a gun cartridge.

When you pack up a box full of glasses and you put thick cotton padding into the box to protect the glasses from breaking, this packing is an example of wadding.

When you put a plug of material in a gun cartridge to hold the gun powder, this material is an example of wadding.

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A soft layer of cotton, wool, or other fibrous material used for padding or stuffing.
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Any soft or fibrous material for use in padding, packing, stuffing, etc.; esp., cotton made up into loose, fluffy sheets, or batting.
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Any soft material for making wads, as for guns or cartridges.
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A wad, or wads collectively.
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A surname​.
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