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Pad or PAD may refer to:
- Writing pad (disambiguation), a book of paper, or an electronic equivalent
- Sanitary pad, a device worn by a woman during menstruation
- Pad (music), a type of synthesized sound
- Part of a mammal's paw
- Launch pad, an area where spacecraft lifts off
- Helicopter landing pad
- London Paddington station, station code PAD
- Paderborn Lippstadt Airport, IATA code PAD
- Pads, specialized equipment used in baseball, cricket, and hockey
- Elbow pads
- Knee pads
- Shoulder pads
Computing and electronics
- Contact pad, the designated surface area for an electrical contact
- Control pad, a type of game controller, an input device
- Graphics pad, a computer input device
- iPad, a tablet computer from Apple Inc.
- One-time pad, a method of cryptography
- Packet Assembler/Disassembler, a communications device
- PAD, a control character in the C1 control code set
- Portable Application Description, a document format
- ThinkPad, a laptop brand first designed and produced by IBM, but now owned by Lenovo
- Trigger pad, an electronic sensor on a drum
- Attenuator pad, an electronic device
- Puzzle & Dragons, a Japanese mobile game developed by GungHo Online Entertainment.
Science and medicine
- Peripheral artery disease, a vascular disease that causes ulcers (wounds) to develop on the legs and feet.
- Peroral anti-diabetics, a group of medications to treat diabetes mellitus
- P.A.D. "Perfection. Aggravation. Disorder."Is a rare case when someone with Obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) grows into an adult transforming their OCD into a more powerful 'HAS TO BE' state, the ONLY difference between the two is that PAD is directed more towards the items and surrounds of which the person(s) are connected to OR have sentimental value of. And in some occasions can ignore their deep sensation or even bypass fixing it, BUT the consequence of that is that they will think and think about it the more it is ignored growing them MORE impatient until they fix it, and may drive them to insanity if they cannot fix it. Some people CAN be more aggressive with PAD than others, it varies. But ALL of them just stress about the things of which they are 'attached to' AND if it is NOT perfectly organized in their own organized way they will also get stressed or even aggressive.
- Pad, Roane County, West Virginia
- PAD emotional state model, a psychological model based on Pleasure, Arousal and Dominance
- Paderborn Lippstadt Airport, IATA airport code
- Pakistan Association Dubai, a Pakistani expatriate organisation
- Pakistan Association of the Deaf, a Pakistani organisation representing deaf people
- People's Alliance for Democracy, a Thailand political group
- People's Action for Development, an Indian NGO
- Peter Allen David, American writer
- Phi Alpha Delta, a fraternity
- Pontoon Assembly Detachment
- Pre-Authorized Debit
- Pre-Operative Autologous Donation, when a patient's own blood is taken for possible use during surgery
- Prithvi Air Defence, a missile
- Program-associated data, a type of broadcast information
- Pád, the [Hungarian name for Spini village, Turdaș Commune, Hunedoara County, Romania
- Part of the mantra Om mani padme hum
- Drill floor, also called a drilling pad or just a pad.
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