verb (used with object)
to force in or down by repeated, rather light, strokes:
He tamped the tobacco in his pipe.
(in blasting) to fill (a drilled hole) with earth or the like after the charge has been inserted.
(postpositive) (South Wales, dialect) very angry
to force or pack down firmly by repeated blows
to pack sand, earth, etc into (a drill hole) over an explosive
verb (South Wales, dialect)
(transitive) to bounce (a ball)
(intransitive) usually foll by down. to pour with rain
oppressed. (1.) A Levite porter (1 Chr. 9:17; Neh. 11:19). (2.) One whose descendants returned with Zerubbabel to Jerusalem (Ezra 2:42; Neh. 7:45); probably the same as (1).
noun 1. a metal made by rolling gold on brass, used in making costume jewelry.
noun 1. Medicine/Medical. the use of a tampon, as to stop a hemorrhage. 2. Also called cardiac tamponade, heart tamponade. Pathology. a condition in which the heart is compressed because of an accumulation of fluid in the pericardium. tamponade tam·pon·ade (tām’pə-nād’) or tam·pon·age (tām’pə-nĭj) n. The insertion or use of a tampon.
noun 1. tambura.