from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of stamp.
  • n. A method of manufacturing using dies and extreme pressure.
  • n. A part made by such a method.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • a. & n. from stamp, v.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of pounding, beating, or impressing as with a stamp.
  • n. Something stamped, or made by stamping-machinery.
  • n. Same as blocking, 1 .


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  • For instance: A writer spends his spare time in stamping and addressing countless envelopes and in keeping a large miscellany of manuscripts on the road.


  • [4] I find that I was excused £10 instead of 5 in stamping the

    Letter 74

  • CSD chief executive Frank Peters is calling on the Design Council to take a lead in stamping out malpractice.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • No rational person — that is, one who is genuinely interested in stamping out al qaeda — would believe that tanks and planes sent in by the US military is the only way to go about such a thing.

    Justin Raimondo vs. Christopher Hitchens on al-Jazeera « Blog

  • My stamping is getting much better than it used to be - we'll see if that's true with dyes & paints, too next time I try that!

    Stamping away

  • The fabric was quite mottled to start with, so the stamping is subtle (though not quite as subtle in reality as in the photo, I admit).

    Stamping away

  • One Transparency official observed that some countries like Japan have failed to ratify the convention because "that means you have sorted out your whole legal system by which you can enact all provisions of the convention," while others with more questionable records in stamping out corruption "perceive [the convention] more as a standard of [future] achievement."

    The World's Most Corrupt Countries

  • Mr. Marshall may not like the application of Hama rules but he cannot deny they they were very effective in stamping out the terrorists in Syria who were doing (or trying to do) exactly what the Palestinian terrorists do in Israel.

    Matthew Yglesias » Does The Middle East Matter?

  • Consider her appointment as her retainer fee and pre-payment for services not yet rendered in stamping the “Get out of Jail” card for Bush/Cheney in their trials on war crimes, war profiteering, mass murder, high crimes, etc. in 2006 when the Republican hold of congress slips from their grasp and investigations finally get out of committee with the power to ask questions and press for answers.

    Think Progress » Harriet Miers: The Ultimate Loyalist

  • I think I have said that the fowls were of excellent quality, being reared chiefly on the grains of Indian corn spilled in stamping; but the fish were even more delicious.

    Insulinde: Experiences of a Naturalist's Wife in the Eastern Archipelago


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