tamp / tamp/ • v. [tr.] pack (a blast hole) full of clay or sand to concentrate the force of the explosion: when the hole was tamped to the top, gunpowder was inserted. ∎ [tr.] ram or pack (a substance) down or into something firmly: he tamped down the tobacco with his thumb.
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