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the act of one who tamps; specifically, the act of filling up a hole in a rock, or the branch of a mine, for the purpose of blasting the rock or exploding the mine
the material used in tamping. See Tamp, v. t., 1
The operation of lifting the track and simultaneously compacting the ballast under the sleeper.
Tamping is used by most rail companies and used to be a manual process and is now completed by a tamping machine.
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