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rubber stamp

n.
1. A piece of rubber affixed to a handle and bearing raised characters used to make ink impressions, as of names or dates.
2. also rub·ber·stamp (rŭb′ər-stămp′)
a. A person or body that gives perfunctory approval or endorsement of a policy without assessing its merit.
b. A perfunctory approval or endorsement.

rubber stamp

n
1. a device used for imprinting dates or commonly used phrases on forms, invoices, etc
2. automatic authorization of a payment, proposal, etc, without challenge
3. a person who makes such automatic authorizations; a cipher or person of little account
vb (tr)
4. to imprint (forms, invoices, etc) with a rubber stamp
5. informal to approve automatically

rub′ber stamp′


n.
1. a device with a rubber printing surface that is coated with ink by pressing it on an ink-saturated pad, used for imprinting names, standard messages, etc.
2. a person, government agency, etc., that gives approval automatically or routinely.
3. such approval.
[1885–90]
rub′ber-stamp′, v.t.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rubber stamp - a stamp (usually made of rubber) for imprinting a mark or design by handrubber stamp - a stamp (usually made of rubber) for imprinting a mark or design by hand
seal, stamp - a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents
2.rubber stamp - routine authorization of an action without questions
empowerment, authorisation, authorization - the act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant
Translations
خَتْم أرْقام مَطّاطِيَّه
razítko
gummistempel
timbre de goma
kumileimasin
gumibélyegzõ
stimpill
ıstampamühür

rubber stamp

ntimbro di gomma

rubber

(ˈrabə) noun
1. (also adjective) (of) a strong elastic substance made from the juice of certain plants (especially the rubber tree), or an artificial substitute for this. Tyres are made of rubber; rubber boots.
2. (also eˈraser) a piece of rubber used to rub out pencil etc marks. a pencil, a ruler and a rubber.
3. (slang) a condom.
4. a rubber band.
ˈrubbery adjective
like rubber.
rubber band
an elastic band.
rubber stamp
an instrument with rubber figures, letters etc which is used to stamp a name, date etc on books or papers.
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In addition to Rubber Stamp Champ's new laser capability for producing the highest quality stamp rubber faster than ever before, Rubber Stamp Champ's laser rubber provides only the highest quality, crisp, clean impression leaving custom rubber stamp dies which are better able to withstand industrial use applications without the worry of industrial inks degrading traditional polymer derived rubber stamp dies.
Islamabad, Jan 13 (ANI): Dispelling the impression of Pakistan National Assembly being a rubber stamp, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that they believed in the supremacy of the Parliament and all the decisions would be taken in the House with consensus.
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We've developed a method to make a rubber stamp, ink it with a chemical, and then stamp a pattern onto a thin film of gold.
The new hand ID-stamping kit from Rubber Stamp Champ is designed for admission and re-entry hand stamping for concerts, bars, night clubs, water parks, special events and more.
And when asked to provide a full accounting to justify the need for a hike, DWP officials gave few details, clearly expecting the usual rubber stamp from the City Council.
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SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Rubber Stamp Champ announced today the addition, at 50% off, of all Cosco[R] 2000 Plus self-inking rubber stamps to http://www.
THE Los Angeles City Council needs to stop acting like a rubber stamp for the mighty Department of Water and Power and refuse to approve an 18 percent water-rate hike until there is a full accounting of where all those millions of dollars are going.
17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Rubber Stamp Champ announces today the new addition of Cosco 2000 Plus all-metal industrial date stamps to its website for ordering custom rubber stamps, http://www.
I'm not a potted plant and I'm also not a rubber stamp,'' Corrales said.