verb (used with object)
Words nearby tamp
Origin of tamp
Examples from the Web for tamped
In Manhattan, every neighborhood that once sang to the creative and sexual soul has been tamped down into generic somnolence.Cliff Lee Signs With the Phillies: Get Over It, New York|Buzz Bissinger|December 15, 2010|DAILY BEAST
When he was finished, Joe Wilson tamped a blackened pipe full of tobacco, lighted it and puffed soberly for a moment.Swamp Cat|James Arthur Kjelgaard
It was deposited in forms and tamped to bring the water to the face and then smoothed with a light troweling of stiff mortar.
Piles were driven in the bottom and their heads cut to level and filled around with tamped cinders.