tampon

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tam·pon

 (tăm′pŏn′)
n.
A plug of absorbent material inserted into a body cavity or wound to stop a flow of blood or to absorb secretions, especially one designed for insertion into the vagina during menstruation.
tr.v. tam·poned, tam·pon·ing, tam·pons
To plug or stop with a tampon.

[French, from Old French; see tampion.]

tampon

(ˈtæmpɒn)
n
(Medicine) a plug of lint, cotton wool, cotton, etc, inserted into an open wound or body cavity to stop the flow of blood, absorb secretions, etc, esp one inserted into the vagina to absorb menstrual blood
vb
(Medicine) (tr) to plug (a wound, etc) with a tampon
[C19: via French from Old French tapon a little plug, from tape a plug, of Germanic origin]

tam•pon

(ˈtæm pɒn)

n.
1. a plug of cotton or the like for insertion into a wound, body cavity, etc., chiefly for absorbing blood or stopping hemorrhages.
2. a two-headed drumstick for playing rolls.
v.t.
3. to fill or plug with a tampon.
[1855–60; < French; see tampion]

tampon


Past participle: tamponed
Gerund: tamponing

Imperative
tampon
tampon
Present
I tampon
you tampon
he/she/it tampons
we tampon
you tampon
they tampon
Preterite
I tamponed
you tamponed
he/she/it tamponed
we tamponed
you tamponed
they tamponed
Present Continuous
I am tamponing
you are tamponing
he/she/it is tamponing
we are tamponing
you are tamponing
they are tamponing
Present Perfect
I have tamponed
you have tamponed
he/she/it has tamponed
we have tamponed
you have tamponed
they have tamponed
Past Continuous
I was tamponing
you were tamponing
he/she/it was tamponing
we were tamponing
you were tamponing
they were tamponing
Past Perfect
I had tamponed
you had tamponed
he/she/it had tamponed
we had tamponed
you had tamponed
they had tamponed
Future
I will tampon
you will tampon
he/she/it will tampon
we will tampon
you will tampon
they will tampon
Future Perfect
I will have tamponed
you will have tamponed
he/she/it will have tamponed
we will have tamponed
you will have tamponed
they will have tamponed
Future Continuous
I will be tamponing
you will be tamponing
he/she/it will be tamponing
we will be tamponing
you will be tamponing
they will be tamponing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tamponing
you have been tamponing
he/she/it has been tamponing
we have been tamponing
you have been tamponing
they have been tamponing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tamponing
you will have been tamponing
he/she/it will have been tamponing
we will have been tamponing
you will have been tamponing
they will have been tamponing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tamponing
you had been tamponing
he/she/it had been tamponing
we had been tamponing
you had been tamponing
they had been tamponing
Conditional
I would tampon
you would tampon
he/she/it would tampon
we would tampon
you would tampon
they would tampon
Past Conditional
I would have tamponed
you would have tamponed
he/she/it would have tamponed
we would have tamponed
you would have tamponed
they would have tamponed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tampon - plug of cotton or other absorbent materialtampon - plug of cotton or other absorbent material; inserted into wound or body cavity to absorb exuded fluids (especially blood)
plug, stopple, stopper - blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
Tampax - tampon used to absorb menstrual flow
Verb1.tampon - plug with a tampon
plug, stop up, secure - fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug; "plug the hole"; "stop up the leak"
Translations
tampontampón
tampon
tamponi
tampon
tampon
vattrúlla; tíîatappi
tamponeassorbente interno
タンポン
탐폰
tamponas
tampons
tampón
tampong
ผ้าอนามัยแบบสอด
băng vệ sinh dạng nút

tampon

[ˈtæmpən] Ntampón m

tampon

[ˈtæmpɒn] ntampon m hygiénique, tampon m périodique

tampon

nTampon m

tampon

[ˈtæmpən] ntampone m

tampon

(ˈtӕmpon) noun
a piece of cottonwool etc inserted in a wound etc to absorb blood.

tampon

سِدَادَة tampon tampon Tampon ταμπόν tampón tamponi tampon tampon tampone タンポン 탐폰 tampon tampong tampon tampão higiénico, tampão higiênico тампон tampong ผ้าอนามัยแบบสอด tampon băng vệ sinh dạng nút 止血垫

tam·pon

n. tapón, gasa o algodón prensado que se aplica o inserta en la vagina u otra cavidad para absorber secreciones.

tampon

n tampón m
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