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tamp

tamp

 
 
pronunciation:
taemp
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: tamped, tamping, tamps
definition 1: to compress and pack tightly by repeated light taps.
He tamped the soil into the flowerpot and added more.
definition 2: to pack (a hole drilled for blasting) with earth, sand, or the like on top of the explosive.
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