noun, plural tamos.
the light, yellowish-brown wood of a Japanese ash, Fraxinus mandschurica, used for making furniture.
noun, Pharmacology. 1. an antineoplastic drug, C 26 H 29 NO, that blocks the estrogen receptors on cancer cells, used in the treatment of breast cancer. noun 1. a drug that antagonizes the action of oestrogen and is used to treat breast cancer and some types of infertility in women tamoxifen (tə-mŏk’sə-fěn) An estrogen antagonist […]
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 […]
noun 1. a seaport in W Florida, on Tampa Bay: fishing resort. noun 1. a port and resort in W Florida, on Tampa Bay (an arm of the Gulf of Mexico): two universities. Pop: 317 647 (2003 est) Tampa definition 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.