Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • a. & n. from stamp, v.
  • Colloq., [U.S.] the scene of one's labors or exploits; also, one's favorite resort; in this sense, often called stomping ground.
  • a machine for forming metallic articles or impressions by stamping.
  • (Mining) a stamp mill.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

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Examples

  • 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.

    EDITORIAL CRIMES – A PROTEST

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

    Letter 74

  • 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 « Antiwar.com Blog

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

    Double standards from the design industry

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

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • 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!

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • 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).

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • 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

  • 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

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