Stamping

Definitions

  • An assortment of glass bottle seals in the Jamestown collection. Some of the wealthy planters had their initials (or other ornamental device) stamped on the shoulders of the wine bottles which they ordered from England
    An assortment of glass bottle seals in the Jamestown collection. Some of the wealthy planters had their initials (or other ornamental device) stamped on the shoulders of the wine bottles which they ordered from England
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Stamping a. & n. from Stamp v.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Brown cloth cover with gold blind-stamped title Brown cloth cover with gold blind-stamped title
READING THE STAMP ACT READING THE STAMP ACT
STAMP COLLECTOR ATTACKED BY THE MOB STAMP COLLECTOR ATTACKED BY THE MOB
"YOU AIN'T NO MORE 'OLD ON THAT SADDLE THAN A STAMP WITH THE GUM LICKED OFF!" "YOU AIN'T NO MORE 'OLD ON THAT SADDLE THAN A STAMP WITH THE GUM LICKED OFF!"

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Approximately 1 billion stamps are produced in Australia annually
    • n stamping The act of pounding, beating, or impressing as with a stamp.
    • n stamping Something stamped, or made by stamping-machinery.
    • n stamping Same as blocking, 1 .
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Quotations

  • Sir William Temple
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    “Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed”
  • Evelyn Waugh
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    “If we can't stamp out literature in the country, we can at least stop its being brought in from outside.”
  • Orison Swett Marden
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    “Make it a life-rule to give your best to whatever passes through your hands. Stamp it with your manhood. Let superiority be your trademark...”
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    “Yes! To this thought I hold with firm persistence; The last result of wisdom stamps it true; He only earns his freedom and existence Who daily conquers them anew.”
  • Germaine De Stael
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    “Genius is essentially creative; it bears the stamp of the individual who possesses it.”
  • George Orwell
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    “If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face -- forever.”

Usage

In literature:

A queer expression was stamped on the rigid features of the sailorman.
"Daughter of the Sun" by Jackson Gregory
Drawings of these stamps will be furnished by the Bureau of Ordnance.
"Ordnance Instructions for the United States Navy." by Bureau of Ordnance, USN
When cold cut in thin slices, then stamp out in fanciful shapes with French cutters.
"Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-Dish Dainties" by Janet McKenzie Hill
Send stamp for circular.
"Scientific American, Volume XXIV., No. 12, March 18, 1871" by Various
The whole mass of students and spectators rose as one, and the deafening stamp of feet only equalled the roar of voices.
"The Young Pitcher" by Zane Grey
I stamped the fire out, an' by that time the feller was out o' sight.
"The Rover Boys in the Air" by Edward Stratemeyer
The process was so simple that in ten minutes a person without skill could produce a die from an embossed stamp at a cost of one penny.
"Captains of Industry" by James Parton
Postage stamps first came into use in England in the year 1840; in the United States, in 1847.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
He turned moodily and stamped out of the room.
"A Son of the City" by Herman Gastrell Seely
Servius Tullius stamped these, and reduced them to a fixed standard.
"Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology" by Charles K. Dillaway
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In poetry:

The steed stamped at the castle gate,
The boar-hunt sounded on the hill;
Why stayed the Baron from the chase,
With looks so stern, and words so ill?
"The Legend of St. Mark" by John Greenleaf Whittier
And when we reachd the Staneshaw-bank,
The wind was rising loud and hie;
And there the laird garrd leave our steeds,
For fear that they should stamp and nie.
"Kinmont Willie" by Andrew Lang
Decay! Decay! 't is stamped on all!
All bloom, in flower and flesh, shall fade;
Ye whispering trees, when we shall fall,
Be our long sleep beneath your shade!
"Hymns For Dedication V" by John Pierpont
His scanty hair he wildly tore:
"That's right," said I, "it shows your breed."
He danced - he stamped - he wildly swore -
"Bless me, that's very fine indeed!"
"An Unfortunate Likeness" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Ill fare my peace, but every idle toy,
If to my mind my Delia's form it brings,
Has truer worth, imparts sincerer joy,
Than all that bears the radiant stamp of kings.
"Elegy IX. He Describes His Disinterestedness to a Friend" by William Shenstone
She turned and laughed in her dream
With grey lips arid and cold;
She saw not the face as a beam
Burn on her, but only a gleam
Through her sleep as of new-stamped gold.
"Perinde AC Cadaver" by Algernon Charles Swinburne

In news:

Running back's gotta roll for Stamps to win.
Capital Brain Trust Puts Stamp on the World.
Bruce Lee 's Daughter Campaigning For Bruce Lee Stamps.
Food stamp funds may be reduced.
Food stamps buy up to $2.1 billion a year in sugary drinks, study says.
A few of the reported cuts are caps to medical malpractice awards, repeal of some provisions of Dodd-Frank regulatory law, and cuts to the food stamp program.
But it is much harder for Obama to justify four more years, given historic numbers of Americans living in poverty, record high food-stamp use, and sluggish job growth.
Duck hunting stamps could go up to buy more land for waterfowl.
Republican-Heavy Counties Eat Up Most Food-Stamp Growth.
I also just heard stamps are going up.again.
Things like food stamps, housing and welfare.
A euphoria spread across the nation the moment countryman Marco Scutaro put his stamp on the postseason Monday night by lifting the Giants into the Fall Classic.
While food stamps generally can't be used to purchase "prepared foods," the U.S.D.A.
The USPS will raise the price of stamps by 1 cent Jan 27, 2013 making it 46 cents per stamp.
He formulated the food stamp plan after people sent tweets to him about the need for food stamp programs.
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In science:

For a time stamp set T , let NT (v) = {w | w ∈ N (v), T ⊆ τ ({v , w})} and NT (F ) = Tv∈V (F ) NT (v) for an edge set F , that is, NT (v) is the set of vertices adjacent to v at all time stamps in T and NT (F ) is the set of vertices adjacent to al l vertices in V (F ) at any time stamp in T .
Mining Preserving Structures in a Graph Sequence
Let (G, τ ) be a graph sequence, where G = (V , E ) and τ : E → 2T with a ground time stamp set T , We first observe a few basic properties of closed active cliques in a graph sequence.
Mining Preserving Structures in a Graph Sequence
For any time stamp set T , any maximal clique K in GT is closed.
Mining Preserving Structures in a Graph Sequence
This motivates us to compute all maximal cliques in all closure graphs of possible active time stamp sets for enumerating all closed active cliques.
Mining Preserving Structures in a Graph Sequence
Under the interval assumption, the active time stamp set of any closed active clique is also an interval.
Mining Preserving Structures in a Graph Sequence
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