a seaport in W Florida, on Tampa Bay: fishing resort.
a port and resort in W Florida, on Tampa Bay (an arm of the Gulf of Mexico): two universities. Pop: 317 647 (2003 est)
City in western Florida.
Note: Port of entry with a harbor on Tampa Bay.
noun 1. an inlet of the Gulf of Mexico, in W Florida. About 27 miles (43 km) long.
noun 1. a branching tropical plant, Amaranthus tricolor, of the amaranth family, cultivated in Asia as a green vegetable.
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 […]
verb (used without object) 1. to meddle, especially for the purpose of altering, damaging, or misusing (usually followed by with): Someone has been tampering with the lock. 2. to make changes in something, especially in order to falsify (usually followed by with): to tamper with official records. 3. to engage secretly or improperly in something. […]