stamp battery

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Noun1.stamp battery - a series of stamps operated in one mortar for crushing ores
pestle, stamp - machine consisting of a heavy bar that moves vertically for pounding or crushing ores
stamp mill, stamping mill - a mill in which ore is crushed with stamps
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Each stamp battery consisted of five cast-iron stamp heads, which were alternately raised and dropped onto an iron die in a common mortar.