rubber stamp

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rubber stamp routine authorization of an action without questions
    • n rubber stamp a stamp (usually made of rubber) for imprinting a mark or design by hand
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Usage

In literature:

Rubber stamps hold infinite possibilities of entertainment.
"The Wide Awake Girls in Winsted" by Katharine Ellis Barrett
She stood in hesitation, then she stamped her rubber-soled foot petulantly.
"My Brave and Gallant Gentleman" by Robert Watson
The name of variety and our trade-mark is put on the barrel with stencil or rubber stamp.
"The Apple" by Various
INK FOR RUBBER STAMPS.
"Paper and Printing Recipes" by J. Sawtelle Ford
It saves a lot of reading, and I think of getting a set of rubber stamps to do the pictures with.
"Ewing\'s Lady" by Harry Leon Wilson
At five o'clock John Dene returned and signed the letters with a rubber stamp, which he had recently adopted.
"John Dene of Toronto" by Herbert Jenkins
He could use a rubber stamp.
"Pitching in a Pinch" by Christy Mathewson
Believe you me, before I was done I quite see why President Wilson used a rubber stamp!
"Believe You Me!" by Nina Wilcox Putnam
This is nothing more than a sheet of heavy rubber fabric, stamped so that molds are formed.
"Candy-Making Revolutionized" by Mary Elizabeth Hall
A locally made rubber-stamp cancellation found in several sub-varieties.
"The Postage Stamp in War" by Fred. J. Melville
Everybody knows the Diet is a rubber stamp.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
A rubber stamp is an obvious example.
"The Essentials of Illustration" by T. G. (Thomas George) Hill
When set, the rubber is removed and mounted as a hand-stamp ready to impress the clay in ink.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
I was having a slightly more elaborate version compressed into a rubber stamp for all literary matter connected with the hut.
"Notes of a Camp-Follower on the Western Front" by E. W. Hornung
He knew the business of the Amalgamated down to the last stamp and rubber band.
"The Sin of Monsieur Pettipon" by Richard Connell
That sort of thing was just a novel-writer's rubber-stamp convention.
"Rough-Hewn" by Dorothy Canfield
Stamps of soft rubber bearing the figures 2c.
"Canada: Its Postage Stamps and Postal Stationery" by Clifton Armstrong Howes
The word "Class" and the number are stamped with a rubber stamp.
"How to Collect a Doctor Bill" by Frank P. Davis
By means of rubber hand-stamps.
"Peeps at Postage Stamps" by Stanley Currie Johnson
The papers had been printed with tiny rubber stamps.
"Black Star's Campaign" by Johnston McCulley
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In news:

' Wickedly Perfect' Rubber Stamping.
If you thought that using rubber stamps were just for kids, Kimberly Kennedy is here to prove you wrong.
Francine uses a rubber-stamping technique in her art that is reminiscent of Chinese xylography .
Zaire 's rubber stamp parliament last weekend elected a new president.
Both parties lock in on the terms and figures, and the whole deal gets rubber-stamped by the legislators.
Dotcom 's defense campaign won a boost when a New Zealand judge refused to rubber-stamp US prosecutors' request for extradition.
Dotcom's defense campaign won a boost when a New Zealand judge refused to rubber-stamp US prosecutors' request for extradition.
William Mann doesn't settle for the obvious, the given, the rubber stamp.
Governance expert describes the continuum of board oversight styles, from rubber-stamping to micromanaging.
Items Tagged with ' rubber -stamping'.
Governance expert describes the continuum of board oversight styles, from rubber -stamping to micromanaging.
Tim Kaine will be a rubber stamp for President Obama.
George Allen will be a rubber stamp for oil companies.
Not only do they carry all the rubber stamps you'd care to own, this shop is filled with many other must-have cropping goodies.
Simply by using rubber stamps , a person can design greeting cards, photo frames, scrapbooks and the list goes on.
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