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The Media Briefing this week looks at how Facebook is trying to tamp down politics on its platform and ramp up entertainment.

From Digiday

With a move that’s being pitched as a win for consumer privacy via tamping down data collection, Google, Apple and other walled gardens will likely become more and more powerful.

From Digiday

The point is for the males to build trust and tamp down tension.

Policymakers have to determine if tamping down or easing up on drug restrictions affects the use of other potentially dangerous substances.

From Vox

At any rate, even without companies doing anything to tamp down and capitalize on the first-day pop, the phenomenon may curtail itself naturally if BlackRock CEO Larry Fink’s predictions are anything to go by.

From Fortune

Smiley, meanwhile, tried to tamp down fears by comparing the Ebola outbreak to the SARS outbreak of 2003.

There is still a window of opportunity to tamp it down, but that window is closing.

Sure, water filter makers put a bit of bactericide in their products to tamp down the infestation.

To some degree, Washington colludes with China to tamp down the nuclear threat from North Korea.

An executive of the National Auto Dealers Association claimed it would shut people out of the new car market and tamp down sales.

Colonel Fraser paused to tamp down the tobacco in his pipe with a fingertip.

Machines designed to tamp the concrete and strike it off to the required cross section are also employed for finishing.

Tampion, tamp′i-un, n. the stopper used to close the mouth of a cannon or mortar.

When it is necessary to tamp dynamite, nothing but a wooden tamper shall be used.

To this he affixed a cap and fuse, and clapping on his tamp of clay, lit the fuse, and ran into the tunnel.


On this page you'll find 192 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tamp, such as: crowd, load, overcrowd, pack, ram, and shove.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.