leading pad

leading pad

[′lēd·iŋ ′pad]
(computer science)
Characters that fill unused space at the left end of a data field.
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The next one saw Stewart half pushing forward with bat supposedly tucked behind his leading pad.
And although it helps to open up the offside, especially for shots square of the wicket, it often results in you playing the ball in front of your leading pad rather than alongside it.
The Eco-Care[TM] Training Pads hold 2X more liquid than leading pad brands and use advanced Polymer Technology to convert liquid into gel, locking in moisture and preventing leaks.