tamping

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

tamping

  1. Present participle of tamp.

Noun[edit]

tamping (countable and uncountable, plural tampings)

  1. The act of one who tamps; specifically, the act of filling up a hole in a rock, or the branch of a mine, for the purpose of blasting the rock or exploding the mine.
  2. The material used in tamping.