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Stamp

Definition

[n] a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents
[n] a block or die used to imprint a mark or design
[n] machine consisting of a heavy bar that moves vertically for pounding or crushing ores
[n] a token that postal fees have been paid
[n] a symbol that is the result of printing; "he put his stamp on the envelope"
[n] a type or class; "more men of his stamp are needed"
[n] the distinctive form in which a thing is made; "pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"
[v] destroy or extinguish as if by stamping with the foot; "Stamp fascism into submission"; "stamp out tyranny"
[v] treat or classify according to a mental stereotype; "I was stereotyped as a lazy Southern European"
[v] to mark, or produce an imprint in or on something; "a man whose name is permanently stamped on our maps,"
[v] affix a stamp to, as of letters
[v] raise in a relief; "embossed stationary"
[v] crush or grind with a heavy instrument, as of fruit, to extract the juice
[v] form or cut out with a mold, form, or die; "stamp needles"
[v] walk heavily; "The men stomped through the snow i their heavy boots"
[v] reveal clearly as having a certain character; "His playing stamps him as a Romantic"


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