tamp[ tamp ]SEE DEFINITION OF tamp
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TAMP
I could tamp a keg of powder so snugly into the hole of those skunks!
Colonel Fraser paused to tamp down the tobacco in his pipe with a fingertip.
It is always a profitable labor to tamp the ground firmly about all the posts every spring.
The amount of tamping is indicated by the fact that about 16 men out of 72 on each shift did nothing but tamp.
Care was taken to tamp the concrete so as to force the concrete stone into but not through the facing.
No scaffolding whatever was used and only one man was required overhead to dump the buckets and tamp the concrete into place.
Pour in the cement quite wet, and tamp it down occasionally until full.
Then add sufficient of above solution to hold it together without being plastic, as that would be too wet to tamp.
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.