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See also: tâmp
- (blasting) To plug up with clay, earth, dry sand, sod, or other material, as a hole bored in a rock.
- To drive in or pack down by frequent gentle strokes
- Tamp earth so as to make a smooth place.
- To reduce the intensity of.
- 2013, Kristina McMorris, The Pieces We Keep:
- A single thought tamped her outrage: the chance that Meredith wasn't alone in her suspicions.
- 2014, Christy Carlyle, Scandalous Wager:
- Whatever doubts she struggled with, they hadn't tamped her hunger for him.
- 2017, Ari Thatcher, Loving Her Alphas:
- A small bit of relief tamped her initial trepidation.
- 2020, Jessie Gussman, An Amish Sanctuary:
- Lucy bit the inside of her cheek and tamped her anger down.
plug up with clay or other material
To reduce the intensity of
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- The end, or end piece, of a rope
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