stamper
noun Date: 14th century one that stamps: as a. a worker who performs an industrial stamping operation b. an implement for pounding or stamping c. any of various stamping machines

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  • Stamper — (Stämper), ein runder, der Länge nach mit einer Einkerbung versehener, eiserner Stab, mit welchem der Letten in das mit Pulver besetzte Schießloch eingestampft wird; in die Einkerbung od. Spur paßt die Schießnadel, welche von der Stärke des… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • stamper — [stam′pər] n. a person or thing that stamps; specif., a) a worker who stamps (something specified) [a metal stamper] b) any of various machines or tools for stamping, as for pulverizing ore …   English World dictionary

  • Stamper — Stamp er (st[a^]mp [ e]r), n. 1. One who stamps. [1913 Webster] 2. An instrument for pounding or stamping. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stamper — Sm (Stamperl n., gelegentlich auch nordd. Stampe f.) Schnapsglas ohne Stiel per. Wortschatz oobd. omd. (18. Jh.) Stammwort. Der Auslaut ist unklar und tritt in verschiedenen Formen auf. Einerseits wie Stump(en) für etwas Kurzes, Gedrungenes;… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Stamper — Der Stamper ist die Vorlage zur Vervielfältigung von CDs, DVDs sowie für BDs in einem Presswerk. Er ist der durch Galvanisierung gewonnene endgültige Abdruck des Glasmasters. Bei der Pressung werden in einer Spritzgussmaschine anhand des Stampers …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Stamper — This is a surname of confused nationality. It may be English but with French origins, English with German origins, or German or French and Flemish. Recorded in many spellings including Stamp, Stamps, Stemp, Stempe (English), Etampe, Etampes,… …   Surnames reference

  • stamper — stamp ► VERB 1) bring down (one s foot) heavily on the ground or an object. 2) walk with heavy, forceful steps. 3) (stamp out) suppress or put an end to by taking decisive action. 4) impress with a device that leaves a mark or pattern. 5) impress …   English terms dictionary

  • stamper — noun 1. a workman whose job is to form or cut out by applying a mold or die (either by hand or by operating a stamping machine) • Derivationally related forms: ↑stamp • Hypernyms: ↑workman, ↑workingman, ↑working man, ↑working person 2. someone… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stamper — /stam peuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that stamps. 2. (in a post office) an employee who applies postmarks and cancels postage stamps. 3. a pestle, esp. one in a stamp mill. 4. a mold, usually of metal, from which disk recordings are pressed.… …   Universalium

  • stamper — noun One who stamps …   Wiktionary

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