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Tattoo vs. Stamp

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Tattoonoun

An image made in the skin with ink and a needle.

Stampnoun

An act of stamping the foot, paw or hoof.

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

Tattoonoun

A method of decorating the skin by inserting colored substances under the surface. The skin is punctured with a sharp instrument, which now is usually a solenoid-driven needle, that carries the inks to lower layers of the skin.

Stampnoun

An indentation or imprint made by stamping.

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

Tattoonoun

(military) A drum performance or display

Stampnoun

A device for stamping designs.

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

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Tattoonoun

(nautical) A signal played five minutes before taps (lights out).

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.’;

Tattoonoun

A signal by drum or bugle ordering soldiers to return to their quarters.

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.’;

Tattoonoun

A military display or pageant.

Stampnoun

A tattoo

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Tattoonoun

A breed of pony from India; a pony of that breed.

Stampnoun

(slang) A single dose of lysergic acid diethylamide

Tattooverb

To apply a tattoo to (someone or something).

Stampverb

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

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

Tattooverb

To tap rhythmically on, to drum.

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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Tattooverb

(baseball) To hit the ball hard, as if to figuratively leave a tattoo on the ball.

‘Jones tattoos one into the gap in left; that will clear the bases.’;

Stampverb

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

Tattoonoun

A beat of drum, or sound of a trumpet or bugle, at night, giving notice to soldiers to retreat, or to repair to their quarters in garrison, or to their tents in camp.

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.’;

Tattoonoun

An indelible mark or figure made by puncturing the skin and introducing some pigment into the punctures; - a mode of ornamentation practiced by various barbarous races, both in ancient and modern times, and also by some among civilized nations, especially by sailors.

Stampverb

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

‘The immigration officer stamped my passport.’;

Tattooverb

To color, as the flesh, by pricking in coloring matter, so as to form marks or figures which can not be washed out.

Stampverb

(transitive) To apply postage stamps to.

‘I forgot to stamp this letter.’;

Tattoonoun

a drumbeat or bugle call that signals the military to return to their quarters

Stampverb

To mark; to impress.

Tattoonoun

a design on the skin made by tattooing

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.’;

Tattoonoun

the practice of making a design on the skin by pricking and staining

Stampverb

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

Tattooverb

stain (skin) with indelible color

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.’;

Tattoonoun

an evening drum or bugle signal recalling soldiers to their quarters

‘a military tattoo takes place with clockwork precision’;

Stampverb

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

Tattoonoun

an entertainment consisting of music, marching, and the performance of displays and exercises by military personnel

‘a crash involving two Russian jet fighters at the International Air Tattoo’; ‘a visit to Edinburgh during the Festival includes a visit to the Tattoo’;

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.’;

Tattoonoun

a rhythmic tapping or drumming

‘she tapped her fingers in a nervous tattoo’;

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.

Tattoonoun

a design made by tattooing

‘they were muscle-bound men covered in scars and tattoos’;

Stampverb

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

Tattooverb

mark (a part of the body) with an indelible design by inserting pigment into punctures in the skin

‘his cheek was tattooed with a winged fist’;

Stampverb

To strike; to beat; to crush.

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

Tattooverb

make (an indelible design) on a part of the body by inserting pigment into punctures in the skin

‘he has a heart tattooed on his left hand’;

Stampverb

To strike the foot forcibly downward.

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

Tattoo

A tattoo is a form of body modification made by inserting ink, dyes, and/or pigments, either indelible or temporary, into the dermis layer of the skin to form a design. The art of making tattoos is tattooing.

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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