stamper

noun

stamp·​er ˈstam-pər How to pronounce stamper (audio)
ˈstäm-,
ˈstȯm-;
compare
1stamp How to pronounce stamper (audio)
: one that stamps: such 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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Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web There was even one student who strives to be a hand-stamper at Cedar Point. Linda Gandee, cleveland, 7 Mar. 2022 There's no word on what products might be included in the giveaway, but Milk did just release a collaboration with the Wu-Tang Clan and a temporary tattoo stamper featuring the Zodiac signs. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, 30 Nov. 2018 Marion Manufacturing in Cheshire remains a die stamper after 72 years while expanding into custom and high-volume parts for monitoring and surgical devices. Rebecca Lurye, courant.com, 7 May 2018 There's no word on what products might be included in the giveaway, but Milk did just release a collaboration with the Wu-Tang Clan and a temporary tattoo stamper featuring the Zodiac signs. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, 30 Nov. 2018 Then, lasers engrave the map onto a stamper, which makes an impression in the vinyl. Dani Deahl, The Verge, 12 Apr. 2018 Marion Manufacturing in Cheshire remains a die stamper after 72 years while expanding into custom and high-volume parts for monitoring and surgical devices. Rebecca Lurye, courant.com, 7 May 2018 Conceptually, this is not too dissimilar from how traditional vinyl is made — a needle etches grooves in rotating lacquer, which is used to create a mother copy that is then used to form the stamper. Dani Deahl, The Verge, 12 Apr. 2018 Many boards continue to be rubber-stampers, not vigilant overseers of the sort that foreigners expect to sit on, agrees William Saito, a venture capitalist who advises the government. The Economist, 2 Nov. 2017 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stamper was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Stamper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stamper. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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