\stˈamp], \stˈamp], \s_t_ˈa_m_p]\
Definitions of STAMP
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Oddity Software
The act of making a mark or impress; a mark or design impressed upon a surface; as, the stamp on a coin; an implement or machine for making such a mark; a die; a small piece of paper, having a certain device and value printed on it, sold by the government, and fastened to a letter, document, etc., as payment of a fee or tax; as, a postage stamp; characteristic quality or nature; as, the picture bears the stamp of genius; sort; kind; as, avoid men of his stamp; act of striking downward with the foot; a heavy downward blow with the foot.
To mark with a design by means of a die, etc.; as, to stamp a coin; impress a copy of an something; as, to stamp one's initials on note paper; put a stamp upon; as, to stamp a letter; to label; brand; as, our acts stamp our characters; fix deeply; as, to stamp a scene on the memory; to set (the foot) down heavily; crush by such a motion; as, to stamp anything under foot; crush or grind into powder.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
The act of stamping: the mark made by pressing something on a soft body: an instrument for making impressions on other bodies: that which is stamped: an official mark put on things chargeable with duty, as proof that the duty is paid: a small piece of paper having a certain figure impressed by the government, sold to the public to be attached to a paper, letter, or document liable to duty, in order to show that such has been paid; as, a postage stamp, a receipt stamp: an instrument for cutting materials into a certain shape by a downward pressure: cast: form: character: a heavy hammer worked by machinery for crushing metal ores.
By Daniel Lyons
By James Champlin Fernald
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
A tool or instr. for making impressions or marks on substances, generally of figures or devices; the mark impressed; a thing marked or stamped; a small piece of paper having a certain figure impressed by Government, and sold to the public, used for attaching to a paper, letter, or document liable to duty, to show that such has been paid; an instr. for cutting material into any required form by a blow or pressure; authority; make; cast; character; current value.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Robley Dunglison
n. Act of stamping;-any instrument for making impressions on other bodies ;-a figure, device, motto cut in wood or metal ; a plate ; a die ; a seal, &c. ;-the mark made by stamping: an impression ;-that which is marked ; a thing stamped ;-an official mark set upon things chargeable with duty to government stamped or printed device issued by the government, and required by law to be affixed to certain papers, as evidence that the government dues are paid ;-a character of reputation, good or bad, fixed on any thing;-current value; authority;- make ; cast ; form ; character ;-a kind of hammer or pestle for beating ores to powder;- a post-office ticket affixed to prepaid letters as a mark of prepayment.
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