• WordNet 3.6
    • n stamper a power tool that stamps "a metal stamper"
    • n stamper someone who walks with a heavy noisy gait or who stamps on the ground
    • n stamper 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)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Stamper An instrument for pounding or stamping.
    • Stamper One who stamps.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n stamper One who stamps: as, a stamper in the post-office.
    • n stamper An instrument for stamping; a stamp.
    • n stamper plural The feet; also, shoes.
    • n stamper A stamping-machine. A machine for cleaning textile fabrics, consisting of a tub revolving horizontally, and a series of wooden stamps or pestles operated by suitable machinery.
    • n stamper plural In ornithology, the Calcatores.
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In literature:

I kept Miss Jane Ann Stamper by me, and waited for events with the most unfaltering trust in the future.
"The Moonstone" by Wilkie Collins
The total weight of a battery, including stamper box, stampers, etc., may be roughly estimated at about 1 ton per stamp.
"Getting Gold" by J. C. F. Johnson
When he would have retrieved her Terry Stamper had secured her notice.
"The Wrong Twin" by Harry Leon Wilson
Let us look therefore at the stamper press.
"Lectures on Popular and Scientific Subjects" by John Sutherland Sinclair, Earl of Caithness
Stamper (marker) = stampilo.
"English-Esperanto Dictionary" by John Charles O'Connor and Charles Frederic Hayes
Above the tub on a strong frame are arranged four stampers or beaters, which are caused to rise and fall by means of cams.
"The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics" by Franklin Beech
You enter these works expecting to hear the deafening noise of stampers, and you find that there are no stampers.
"The Conquest of Bread" by Peter Kropotkin
Mr. Stamper is the father of twenty-seven children, seventeen of whom are living.
"Blue Ridge Country" by Jean Thomas
The first thing he made for her was a butter-stamper.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
He kicked the rubber stamper into space, scattering potential literature about the landscape.
"The Westerners" by Stewart Edward White

In news:

Photo Courtesy of Roxy Gerow The Willapa Harbor Senior Babe Ruth (ages 16-18) team, Big Al's, named their team "Big Al's" in honor and memory of Allen Stamper , who passed away April 20.
What makes a stamper stand out.
Norm Stamper : The Police Are Not the Military The Nation.
I second Mr Stamper 's thoughts.
Georgia Green Stamper 's book honored.
New lube gives the slip to stamper 's slips, trips, and falls.
Stamper Sold on Three-Phase Mid-Frequency Resistance Welding.
Ronda Lee Stamper worked for CH2M Hill at Hanford's tank farms.
Stamper's quilts focus on Tubman , freedom block.
The husband and wife duo of Ben + Vesper Stamper are a fresh, strange voice in the indie music world.
Anything Goes on-air crew (photo: Ashton Stamper).
Cumberland Valley Christian's Jessie Thrush (24) tips the ball past Heritage Academy's Kara Stamper (4) as CVCS teammate Marin Kearns (10) looks on in the first set Tuesday night at Heritage.
Increasingly stiffer competition, not the least of which comes from low-cost countries, is accelerating the pace of automation use by stampers within the European metalforming industry.
An inflatable turkey sits near the serving line for the Everyone Eats Thanksgiving dinner at Stephens College's Stamper Commons.
The community meal is from 11 am to 2 pm at Stamper Commons on the Stephens College campus.

In science:

In dilute gases it can be accessed with stimulated light scattering by using two photon Bragg spectroscopy (Stamper-Kurn et al., 1999).
Theory of ultracold Fermi gases
Stamper-Kurn, Observation of quantum-measurement backaction with an ultracold atomic gas, Nat.
Mirror-mediated cooling: a paradigm for particle cooling via the retarded dipole force
Stamper-Kurn, Tunable cavity optomechanics with ultracold atoms, Phys.
Mirror-mediated cooling: a paradigm for particle cooling via the retarded dipole force
Stamper have observed azimuthal magnetic field in plasma produced by laser ablation of a solid target.
Coherent effects in the stochastic electrodynamics of two-fluid plasma
Stamper-Kurn, in BoseEinstein condensation in atomic gases, Proceedings of the International School of Physics Enrico Fermi, Course CXL, edited by M.
Comment on the paper: Quantum backaction of optical observations on Bose-Einstein condensates by U. Leonhardt, T. Kiss, and P. Piwnicki, Eur. Phys. J. D7, 413 (1999)