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. […]
noun 1. a city in SW Finland. noun 1. a city in SW Finland: the second largest town in Finland; textile manufacturing. Pop: 200 966 (2003 est) Swedish name Tammerfors
adjective of packaging, showing visible signs if opened prior to purchase; designed to make improper opening of a product’s packaging evident to the purchaser