1A person who or thing which pads.
A machine for impregnating fabric with a liquid or paste by pressing between rollers.
A capacitor (usually adjustable) connected in series in a tuned circuit in order to improve the tracking with another tuned circuit at low frequencies when the tuning of the two circuits is ganged (as in a superheterodyne).
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803–1873), writer and politician. From pad + -er.
A kind of bat with a rounded solid wooden head, for playing padder tennis.
Recorded earliest in padder tennis.
1920s; earliest use found in The Times. Probably from pad- + -er.