arm pad

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n arm pad a pad worn by football players and hockey goalkeepers
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Usage

In literature:

He heard the padded beat of hoofs along the dusty road, and as she came into sight he stepped out and waved his arms.
"The Troll Garden and Selected Stories" by Willa Cather
There were several deep-padded leather arm-chairs, and an old-fashioned open hearth.
"The Secret Adversary" by Agatha Christie
He brought his clenched hand down on the padded leather arm of the big chair.
"The Vision Spendid" by William MacLeod Raine
Personally I cannot bear upholstery; I cannot conceive anything more hideous than a padded arm-chair.
"A Mere Accident" by George Moore
For bleeding in the arm-pit, press in a pad and tie the arm down to the side.
"Papers on Health" by John Kirk
Left hand gripped the arm-rest so fiercely that fingertips were inches deep in the leather-covered padding.
"Masters of Space" by Edward Elmer Smith
He was passing the arm of Mesantic that leads to "lily-pad reach".
"Flamsted quarries" by Mary E. Waller
He heard the padded beat of hoofs along the dusty road, and as she came into sight he stepped out and waved his arms.
"A Collection of Stories, Reviews and Essays" by Willa Cather
Paul sank into a deep, padded arm-chair.
"The Orchard of Tears" by Sax Rohmer
Note padded right-angled tin splint; also three strips of surgeon's plaster on arm and forearm.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume I (of VI)" by Various
In about an hour Doctor Brown left the library for the springhouse, carrying a couple of books and a scratch pad under his arm.
"Chit-Chat; Nirvana; The Searchlight" by Mathew Joseph Holt
The spearman is armed with a light pole or bamboo eight or ten feet long, with a soft pad on the end.
"Boy Scouts Handbook" by Boy Scouts of America
That Mauser you've bought could be easily managed if fixed with a good deal of padding beneath the arm.
"With Rifle and Bayonet" by F.S. Brereton
Bill went out on the street, his reporter's pad under his arm.
"Jap Herron" by Emily Grant Hutchings
A vulnerable spot, which ought to be specially padded, is just under the sword-arm.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 6" by Various
The stump of the uplifted arm on his left side, bandaged and padded, was uppermost.
"Ruth Fielding In the Red Cross" by Alice B. Emerson
Returned to the living room after luncheon, Marjorie drew forward a deep, soft-cushioned chair with wide padded arms.
"Marjorie Dean College Freshman" by Pauline Lester
Thence he led the way into the kitchen, where there stood a great and precious arm-chair, well padded in the seat, and of enormous weight.
"Flemish Legends" by Charles de Coster
She held on to the red padded arms, as though she rocked on the high seas in a gale.
"The Open Question" by Elizabeth Robins
Guest sat down in a great arm-chair, padded with crimson leather, and gazed dreamily into the white heart of the fire.
"The Soul Stealer" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
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In news:

To lower the rear suspension, a Hotchkis 6-inch coil spring was installed to the factory rear trailing arm spring pad.
Whenever Matt Barkley thought about his final run down the Coliseum tunnel, the Southern California quarterback never imagined doing it with no helmet, no pads - and his throwing arm in a sling.
A few months ago, a stranger, armed with a pair of scissors , attempted to break into Cyrus' pad.
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In science:

On the west arm only, a second pixel pad chamber, named PC2, is located behind the RICH at an inner inscribed radius of 419 cm.
Event Reconstruction in the PHENIX Central Arm Spectrometers
Placed at an inner inscribed radius of 490 cm on each arm is a third layer of pixel pad chamber, called PC3, with an effective readout size of 16.7 mm in z by 16.0 mm in the x − y plane.
Event Reconstruction in the PHENIX Central Arm Spectrometers
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