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Webster Dictionary

  1. Tamping

    of Tamp

  2. Tamping(noun)

    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

  3. Tamping(noun)

    the material used in tamping. See Tamp, v. t., 1

Editors Contribution

  1. tamping

    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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tamping in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tamping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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