hot pad

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hot pad heater consisting of electrical heating elements contained in a flexible pad
    • n hot pad a pad for use under a hot dish to protect a table
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Usage

In literature:

A spine pad is a quilted affair in consistency like the things you are supposed to lift hot flat-irons with.
"The Land of Footprints" by Stewart Edward White
Better than a hot-water bottle or electric pads are courage and optimism.
"Outwitting Our Nerves" by Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
He could feel the hot breath of the grizzly and the padding feet were terribly near.
"Bert Wilson in the Rockies" by J. W. Duffield
It was a hot, close morning, and the padded Ranger's coat heavy and tight-fitting.
"My Lady of Doubt" by Randall Parrish
I was so busy, and so fearfully hot with this padded thing, it was as much as I could do to attend to what they said to me.
"The Tiger of Mysore" by G. A. Henty
The best method is to first apply pads of gauze wrung out of very hot water.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)" by Grant Hague
That locked the hot metal part on the padded, heated, lower half with a bang.
"Working With the Working Woman" by Cornelia Stratton Parker
The tools are taken from the stove, and if too hot cooled on a pad as for blinding-in.
"Bookbinding, and the Care of Books" by Douglas Cockerell
Upon my right palm, branded as by a hot iron, was the sign of the dog's pad!
"The Golden Face" by William Le Queux
I've a little pad and a big pencil, and a hot potato in my pocket for to warm the numb fingers at.
"IT and Other Stories" by Gouverneur Morris
A hot boracic pad under oil-silk should be applied, the affected part being first dusted with iodoform.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5" by Various
I was hot with embarrassment as his footsteps padded along behind me.
"Four and Twenty Beds" by Nancy Vogel
One or two emerged with their jugs and padded barefoot to the hot-water tap on the landing.
"Barnaby" by R. Ramsay
Being cross because of my hot pads, and what they had done to Sher Bagh, I seized this one, and took him with me.
"The Sa'-Zada Tales" by William Alexander Fraser
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In news:

Approved for use by major beverage companies, the QuikDot Pro offers an alternative to cumbersome tape pads and hot-melt glue guns.
Deanna Bogart wondered out loud just how hot it was in concrete pad that is Clinton Square this afternoon at the New York State Blues Festival.
Precast concrete hot water pads are joining the short list of products designed to keep pigs snug and warm.
Hot Steel: Set a steel-wool pad ablaze using an ordinary match.
Cross-stitched grape motif adds color and fun to kitchen towels , hot pads, aprons, curtains and more.
Removable Ventilator Pads provide a significant air flow channel for use in hot environments.
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In science:

The limit on the number of allowed inactive or hot pads in a cell is an input parameter whose default value is one, i.e. at least two out of three pixels in a cell have to be part of alive channels.
Event Reconstruction in the PHENIX Central Arm Spectrometers
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