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Pressing vs. Stamp

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Pressingadjective

Needing urgent attention.

Stampnoun

An act of stamping the foot, paw or hoof.

‘The horse gave two quick stamps and rose up on its hind legs.’;

Pressingadjective

Insistent, earnest, or persistent.

Stampnoun

An indentation or imprint made by stamping.

‘My passport has quite a collection of stamps.’;

Pressingnoun

The application of pressure by a press or other means.

Stampnoun

A device for stamping designs.

‘She loved to make designs with her collection of stamps.’;

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Pressingnoun

A metal or plastic part made with a press.

Stampnoun

A small piece of paper bearing a design on one side and adhesive on the other, used to decorate letters or craft work.

‘These stamps have a Christmas theme.’;

Pressingnoun

The process of improving the appearance of clothing by improving creases and removing wrinkles with a press or an iron.

Stampnoun

A small piece of paper, with a design and a face value, used to prepay postage or other costs such as tax or licence fees.

‘I need one first-class stamp to send this letter.’; ‘Now that commerce is done electronically, tax stamps are no longer issued here.’;

Pressingnoun

A memento preserved by pressing, folding, or drying between the leaves of a flat container, book, or folio. Usually done with a flower, ribbon, letter, or other soft, small keepsake.

Stampnoun

A tattoo

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Pressingnoun

The extraction of juice from fruit using a press.

Stampnoun

(slang) A single dose of lysergic acid diethylamide

Pressingnoun

A phonograph record; a number of records pressed at the same time.

Stampverb

(intransitive) To step quickly and heavily, once or repeatedly.

‘The toddler screamed and stamped, but still got no candy.’;

Pressingnoun

Urgent insistence.

Stampverb

(transitive) To move (the foot or feet) quickly and heavily, once or repeatedly.

‘The crowd cheered and stamped their feet in appreciation.’;

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Pressingadjective

Urgent; exacting; importunate; as, a pressing necessity.

Stampverb

(transitive) To strike, beat, or press forcibly with the bottom of the foot, or by thrusting the foot downward.

Pressingnoun

the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure;

‘he gave the button a press’; ‘he used pressure to stop the bleeding’; ‘at the pressing of a button’;

Stampverb

(transitive) To mark by pressing quickly and heavily.

‘This machine stamps the metal cover with a design.’; ‘This machine stamps the design into the metal cover.’;

Pressingnoun

a metal or plastic part that is made by a mechanical press

Stampverb

(transitive) To give an official marking to, generally by impressing or imprinting a design or symbol.

‘The immigration officer stamped my passport.’;

Pressingadjective

compelling immediate action;

‘too pressing to permit of longer delay’; ‘the urgent words `Hurry! Hurry!'’; ‘bridges in urgent need of repair’;

Stampverb

(transitive) To apply postage stamps to.

‘I forgot to stamp this letter.’;

Stampverb

To mark; to impress.

Stampverb

To strike beat, or press forcibly with the bottom of the foot, or by thrusting the foot downward.

‘He frets, he fumes, he stares, he stamps the ground.’;

Stampverb

To bring down (the foot) forcibly on the ground or floor; as, he stamped his foot with rage.

Stampverb

To crush; to pulverize; specifically (Metal.), to crush by the blow of a heavy stamp, as ore in a mill.

‘I took your sin, the calf which ye had made, and burnt it with fire, and stamped it, and ground it very small.’;

Stampverb

To impress with some mark or figure; as, to stamp a plate with arms or initials.

Stampverb

Fig.: To impress; to imprint; to fix deeply; as, to stamp virtuous principles on the heart.

‘God . . . has stamped no original characters on our minds wherein we may read his being.’;

Stampverb

To cut out, bend, or indent, as paper, sheet metal, etc., into various forms, by a blow or suddenly applied pressure with a stamp or die, etc.; to mint; to coin.

Stampverb

To put a stamp on, as for postage; as, to stamp a letter; to stamp a legal document.

Stampverb

To strike; to beat; to crush.

‘These cooks how they stamp and strain and grind.’;

Stampverb

To strike the foot forcibly downward.

‘But starts, exclaims, and stamps, and raves, and dies.’;

Stampnoun

The act of stamping, as with the foot.

Stampnoun

The which stamps; any instrument for making impressions on other bodies, as a die.

‘'T is gold so pureIt can not bear the stamp without alloy.’;

Stampnoun

The mark made by stamping; a mark imprinted; an impression.

‘That sacred name gives ornament and grace,And, like his stamp, makes basest metals pass.’;

Stampnoun

That which is marked; a thing stamped.

‘Hanging a golden stamp about their necks.’;

Stampnoun

A picture cut in wood or metal, or made by impression; a cut; a plate.

‘At Venice they put out very curious stamps of the several edifices which are most famous for their beauty and magnificence.’;

Stampnoun

An official mark set upon things chargeable with a duty or tax to government, as evidence that the duty or tax is paid; as, the stamp on a bill of exchange.

Stampnoun

A stamped or printed device, usually paper, issued by the government at a fixed price, and required by law to be affixed to, or stamped on, certain papers, as evidence that the government dues are paid; as, a postage stamp; a tax stamp; a receipt stamp, etc.

Stampnoun

An instrument for cutting out, or shaping, materials, as paper, leather, etc., by a downward pressure.

Stampnoun

A character or reputation, good or bad, fixed on anything as if by an imprinted mark; current value; authority; as, these persons have the stamp of dishonesty; the Scriptures bear the stamp of a divine origin.

‘Of the same stamp is that which is obtruded on us, that an adamant suspends the attraction of the loadstone.’;

Stampnoun

Make; cast; form; character; as, a man of the same stamp, or of a different stamp.

‘A soldier of this season's stamp.’;

Stampnoun

A kind of heavy hammer, or pestle, raised by water or steam power, for beating ores to powder; anything like a pestle, used for pounding or beating.

Stampnoun

A half-penny.

Stampnoun

Money, esp. paper money.

Stampnoun

a token that postal fees have been paid

Stampnoun

the distinctive form in which a thing is made;

‘pottery of this cast was found throughout the region’;

Stampnoun

a type or class;

‘more men of his stamp are needed’;

Stampnoun

a symbol that is the result of printing;

‘he put his stamp on the envelope’;

Stampnoun

machine consisting of a heavy bar that moves vertically for pounding or crushing ores

Stampnoun

a block or die used to imprint a mark or design

Stampnoun

a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents

Stampverb

walk heavily;

‘The men stomped through the snow in their heavy boots’;

Stampverb

to mark, or produce an imprint in or on something;

‘a man whose name is permanently stamped on our maps’;

Stampverb

reveal clearly as having a certain character;

‘His playing stamps him as a Romantic’;

Stampverb

affix a stamp to;

‘Are the letters properly stamped?’;

Stampverb

treat or classify according to a mental stereotype;

‘I was stereotyped as a lazy Southern European’;

Stampverb

destroy or extinguish as if by stamping with the foot;

‘Stamp fascism into submission’; ‘stamp out tyranny’;

Stampverb

form or cut out with a mold, form, or die;

‘stamp needles’;

Stampverb

crush or grind with a heavy instrument;

‘stamp fruit extract the juice’;

Stampverb

raise in a relief;

‘embossed stationary’;

Stampverb

bring down (one's foot) heavily on the ground or on something on the ground

‘he stamped his foot in frustration’; ‘Robertson stamped on all these suggestions’; ‘he threw his cigarette down and stamped on it’;

Stampverb

crush, flatten, or remove with a heavy blow from one's foot

‘she stamped the snow from her boots’;

Stampverb

walk with heavy, forceful steps

‘John stamped off, muttering’;

Stampverb

impress a pattern or mark on (a surface, object, or document) using an engraved or inked block or die

‘the woman stamped my passport’;

Stampverb

impress (a pattern or mark) with an engraved or inked block or die

‘a key with a number stamped on the shaft’; ‘it's one of those records that has 'classic' stamped all over it’;

Stampverb

make (something) by cutting it out with a die or mould

‘the knives are stamped out from a flat strip of steel’;

Stampverb

reveal or mark out as having a particular quality or ability

‘his style stamps him as a player to watch’;

Stampverb

fix a postage stamp or stamps on to (a letter)

‘Annie stamped the envelope for her’;

Stampverb

crush or pulverize (ore).

Stampnoun

an instrument for stamping a pattern or mark, in particular an engraved or inked block or die.

Stampnoun

a mark or pattern made by a stamp, especially one indicating official validation

‘the emperor gave them his stamp of approval’; ‘passports with visa stamps’;

Stampnoun

a characteristic or distinctive impression or quality

‘the whole project has the stamp of authority’; ‘even the least expensive movie bore the stamp of the studio's plush style’;

Stampnoun

a particular class or type of person or thing

‘empiricism of this stamp has been especially influential in British philosophy’;

Stampnoun

a small adhesive piece of paper stuck to something to show that an amount of money has been paid, in particular a postage stamp

‘TV licence stamps’; ‘a first-class stamp’;

Stampnoun

an act or sound of stamping with the foot

‘the stamp of boots on the bare floor’;

Stampnoun

a block for crushing ore in a stamp mill.

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