Meaning of CLAD in English


I. ˈklad

past and past participle of clothe

II. adjective

Etymology: Middle English, past participle of clothen to clothe

Date: 14th century

1. : being covered or clothed

ivy- clad buildings

2. of a coin : consisting of outer layers of one metal bonded to a core of a different metal

III. transitive verb

( clad ; clad·ding )

Date: 1939

: sheathe , face ; specifically : to cover (a metal) with another metal by bonding

IV. noun

Date: 1941


a. : a composite material formed by cladding

b. : a clad coin

2. : cladding ; specifically : the outer layer of a clad coin

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.