What does tamp mean?
(Entry 1 of 2) transitive verb. 1 : to drive in or down by a succession of light or medium blows tamp wet concrete. 2 : to put a check on : reduce, lessen tamp down rumors.
Is tamp a word?
Yes, tamp is in the scrabble dictionary.
What does do not tamp mean?
1. To pat, press, or pack some loose substance down. A noun or pronoun can be used between “tamp” and “down.” He tamped down the tobacco into his pipe and lit it with a match. Don’t tamp the soil down too hard, or the seeds won’t have space to grow.
What does Peri mean in Spanish?
girl; miss; missy; young lady; young woman; fille.
Is tamp down correct?
Tamp down is now used both literally (“tamping down the dirt around the pitcher’s mound”) and figuratively (“tamping down rumors of staff cuts”).
What is a tamp tool?
This is a tool for tamping earth. It has a heavy cast concrete head with a flat bottom. You pound the earth with it to compact the dirt. It is a tool that might be used in road work, or for preparing ground prior to pouring a cement floor, etc.
What does titillation mean in English?
transitive verb. 1 : to excite pleasurably : arouse by stimulation. 2 : tickle sense 1. intransitive verb. : to act as a stimulant to pleasurable excitement.
What is tamped sand?
To pack clay, sand, or dirt into (a drill hole) above an explosive. [Perhaps back-formation from tampin, variant of tampion.]
How do you tamp a fire?
A fireplace can be tamped with a poker or similar tool to compress the material being burned (wood, coal, peat etc…). This improves the heat/burning efficiency, by reducing the volume of burning material that is exposed to airflow.
How do you tamp down soil?
Soil can be mechanically compacted by applying force with a roller, hoe or rammer. A roller looks like a drum aerator, minus the spikes. Pulling this weighted metal drum over the lawn crushes the soil. In a pinch, a heavily loaded wheelbarrow can do the same job.
What is a tamper used for?
A tamper is a tool with a long handle and a heavy, square base used for leveling and firmly packing materials such as dirt, clay, sand, and gravel.
What does peri mean in Latin?
Prefix. Latin, from Greek, around, in excess, from peri; akin to Greek peran to pass through — more at fare.