stamping-machine love



from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A machine for forming articles of hard materials, as metal, whether for the first rough shaping, or for decorative finishing.
  • noun In shoe manufacturing, a press for stamping a trade-mark or the name of the maker on the sole of a shoe; a bottom-stamping machine.


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  • Human development can never be an assembly line or stamping-machine process.

    The Development of Men

  • It had been stamped out and shaped at one blow by a stamping-machine, and left in the silver solution subject to the action of the battery for perhaps fifteen minutes.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 122, December, 1867

  • A stamping-machine marks the sole with the name of the manufacturer.

    Makers of Many Things

  • "Here she comes too," said the clerk, and he took the first-class ticket, juggled another in the stamping-machine, and dabbed it down through the pigeon-hole.

    The Little Skipper A Son of a Sailor

  • The stamping-machine is a great improvement on the old system, where you had to strike the inker first, and then the letter.

    Post Haste


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