Tamp



verb (used with object)
1.
to force in or down by repeated, rather light, strokes:
He tamped the tobacco in his pipe.
2.
(in blasting) to fill (a drilled hole) with earth or the like after the charge has been inserted.
verb (transitive)
1.
to force or pack down firmly by repeated blows
2.
to pack sand, earth, etc into (a drill hole) over an explosive
verb (South Wales, dialect)
1.
(transitive) to bounce (a ball)
2.
(intransitive) usually foll by down. to pour with rain

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  • Tamped

    verb (used with object) 1. to force in or down by repeated, rather light, strokes: He tamped the tobacco in his pipe. 2. (in blasting) to fill (a drilled hole) with earth or the like after the charge has been inserted. verb (transitive) 1. to force or pack down firmly by repeated blows 2. to […]



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