Complete Definition of "tamp"

English
Etymology
Cf. F. tamponner to plug or stop. See tampion.

Verb
tamp (imp. & p.p. tamped; p.pr. & vb.n. tamping.)

#In blasting, to plug up with clay, earth, dry sand, sod, or other material, as a hole bored in a rock, in order to prevent the force of the explosion from being misdirected.
#To drive in or pack down by frequent gentle strokes; as, to tamp earth so as to make a smooth place.

Translations
Spanish: apisonar

See also
tampon


Swedish
Noun
tamp c ( pl tampar, def sing tampen, def pl tamparna)

#The end, or end piece, of a rope

de:tamp
fa:tamp
io:tamp
vi:tamp

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