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(in dogs) an abnormal increase in the thickness of the foot pads: one of the clinical signs of canine distemper
hard pad[′härd ‚pad]
A disease of dogs, probably associated with the canine distemper virus; often characterized by encephalitis and hardening of the foot pads.
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The product lifetime of both the VisionPad 3200 and VisionPad 3500 is similar to a traditional hard pad
and surpasses that of a traditional soft pad.
Additionally, WIN[TM] W7300 has been used very successfully as a "buff" on a hard pad
using the same platen.
The VisionPad VP3100 polishing pad's proprietary polyurethane formulation provides a softer surface than a traditional hard pad
to reduce defects while maintaining the rigidity needed to deliver good planarization during CMP in copper barrier processes.
To keep from slipping during a chase, cheetahs have hard pads
on their paws.
They don't mind the spiny leaves because they have hard pads
on the roofs of their mouths for protection.
W & M designed the grippers with floating centers instead of hard pads