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v. stamped, stamp·ing, stamps
1. To bring down (the foot) forcibly.
2. To bring the foot down onto (an object or surface) forcibly.
3. To cause to be dislodged by stomping the feet: He stamped the snow from his boots.
4. To subdue, destroy, or eliminate: stamped the rebellion; stamp out a fire.
5. To crush or grind with a heavy instrument: stamp ore.
6. To form or cut out by application of a mold, form, or die: washers that were stamped from a piece of sheet metal.
7. To imprint or impress with a mark, design, or seal: stamp a passport.
8. To impress forcibly or permanently: an experience that was stamped on his memory.
9. To affix an adhesive stamp to (an envelope, for example).
10. To identify, characterize, or reveal: stamped her as a traitor to the cause.
1. To thrust the foot forcibly downward: stamp on the brake pedal.
2. To walk with forcible, heavy steps.
1. The act of stamping.
a. An implement or device used to impress, cut out, or shape something to which it is applied.
b. An impression or shape formed by such an implement or device.
3. An official mark, design, or seal that indicates ownership, approval, completion, or the payment of a tax.
a. A small piece of gummed paper sold by a government for attachment to an article that is to be mailed; a postage stamp.
b. A similar piece of gummed paper issued for a specific purpose: trading stamps.
5. An identifying or characterizing mark or impression: His work bears the stamp of genius.
6. Characteristic nature or quality: a person of her stamp.

[Middle English stampen, possibly alteration of Old English stempan, to pound in a mortar.]
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[stæmpt] ADJ [envelope] → con sello, que lleva sello; [paper] → sellado, timbrado
stamped addressed envelopesobre m sellado con las señas propias
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The note of dread in the shouting voice, the practical truth of these words, heard years ago from a man I did not like, have stamped its peculiar character on that gale.
She took her hands from her ears and sprang up and stamped her foot.
At the right beat of the music he looked sideways at his partner with a merry and triumphant air, suddenly stamped with one foot, bounded from the floor like a ball, and flew round the room taking his partner with him.
A purse and gold watch were found upon the victim: but no cards or papers, except a sealed and stamped envelope, which he had been probably carrying to the post, and which bore the name and address of Mr.
Kaliko hastily withdrew, and the Nome King stamped up and down until the General of his armies appeared.
Thus, when you and I, asleep or dozing off to sleep, fall through space and awake to sickening consciousness just before we strike, we are merely remembering what happened to our arboreal ancestors, and which has been stamped by cerebral changes into the heredity of the race.