Padding (disambiguation)

Padding is a soft material used for the sake of comfort or to change the shape of something.

Padding may also refer to:

  • Schedule padding, time added to a transportation schedule making it resilient to delay
  • Padding argument, method of proving that some complexity classes are conditionally equal
  • Data structure alignment, achieved by "padding" data structures with unused bytes
  • Padding, increasing the length of a message prior to encryption so that its actual length is not disclosed
  • Resume padding, fluff added to a resume
  • CSS padding, a type of spacing used to lay out websites