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tamp

 (tămp)
tr.v. tamped, tamp·ing, tamps
1. To pack down tightly by a succession of blows or taps.
2. To pack clay, sand, or dirt into (a drill hole) above an explosive.

[Perhaps back-formation from tampin, variant of tampion.]

tamp

(tæmp)
vb (tr)
1. to force or pack down firmly by repeated blows
2. (Mining & Quarrying) to pack sand, earth, etc into (a drill hole) over an explosive
[C17: probably a back formation from tampin (obsolete variant of tampion), which was taken as being a present participle tamping]

tamp

(tæmp)
vb
1. (tr) to bounce (a ball)
2. (usually foll by: down) to pour with rain
[probably special use of tamp1]

tamp

(tæmp)

v.t.
1. to force in or down by repeated, rather light, strokes: to tamp tobacco into a pipe.
2. (in blasting) to fill (a drilled hole) with earth or the like after the charge has been inserted.
[1810–20; perhaps alter. of tampion]
tamp′er, n.

tamp


Past participle: tamped
Gerund: tamping

Imperative
tamp
tamp
Present
I tamp
you tamp
he/she/it tamps
we tamp
you tamp
they tamp
Preterite
I tamped
you tamped
he/she/it tamped
we tamped
you tamped
they tamped
Present Continuous
I am tamping
you are tamping
he/she/it is tamping
we are tamping
you are tamping
they are tamping
Present Perfect
I have tamped
you have tamped
he/she/it has tamped
we have tamped
you have tamped
they have tamped
Past Continuous
I was tamping
you were tamping
he/she/it was tamping
we were tamping
you were tamping
they were tamping
Past Perfect
I had tamped
you had tamped
he/she/it had tamped
we had tamped
you had tamped
they had tamped
Future
I will tamp
you will tamp
he/she/it will tamp
we will tamp
you will tamp
they will tamp
Future Perfect
I will have tamped
you will have tamped
he/she/it will have tamped
we will have tamped
you will have tamped
they will have tamped
Future Continuous
I will be tamping
you will be tamping
he/she/it will be tamping
we will be tamping
you will be tamping
they will be tamping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tamping
you have been tamping
he/she/it has been tamping
we have been tamping
you have been tamping
they have been tamping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tamping
you will have been tamping
he/she/it will have been tamping
we will have been tamping
you will have been tamping
they will have been tamping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tamping
you had been tamping
he/she/it had been tamping
we had been tamping
you had been tamping
they had been tamping
Conditional
I would tamp
you would tamp
he/she/it would tamp
we would tamp
you would tamp
they would tamp
Past Conditional
I would have tamped
you would have tamped
he/she/it would have tamped
we would have tamped
you would have tamped
they would have tamped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tamp - a tool for tamping (e.g., for tamping tobacco into a pipe bowl or a charge into a drill hole etc.)tamp - a tool for tamping (e.g., for tamping tobacco into a pipe bowl or a charge into a drill hole etc.)
stemmer - a miner's tamping bar for ramming packing in over a blasting charge
tool - an implement used in the practice of a vocation
Verb1.tamp - press down tightly; "tamp the coffee grinds in the container to make espresso"
compress, pack together, compact - make more compact by or as if by pressing; "compress the data"
Translations

tamp

[tæmp] VT (also tamp down, tamp in) → apisonar (Min) (in blasting) → atacar

tamp

vt
(= block up) drill hole etc(ver)stopfen
(= ram down) earth(fest)stampfen; to tamp (down) tobacco in a pipedie Pfeife (fest) stopfen
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