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stamping

[′stam·piŋ]
(electronics)
A transformer lamination that has been cut out of a strip or sheet of metal by a punch press.
(mechanical engineering)
Almost any press operation including blanking, shearing, hot or cold forming, drawing, bending, and coining.
(mining engineering)
Reducing to the desired fineness in a stamp mill; the grain is usually not so fine as that produced by grinding in pans.

stamping

A process used to shape a piece of sheet metal by means of a die and a punch in a drop hammer.
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replied Barbicane, stamping with his foot as if he was in a fencing saloon; "I do not know.
But remembering the muzzle, she shook it and again began restlessly stamping one after the other her shapely legs.
Now at last we have good tidings," he said, at once forgetting the stamping of the fire, "and now shall my eyes behold that Lily whom my hand has longed to pluck.
I say," said Legree, stamping and whistling to the dogs, "wake up, some of you, and keep me company
He hurried away to seek another matronly partner, for due honour must be paid to the married women before he asked any of the young ones; and the country-dances, and the stamping, and the gracious nodding, and the waving of the hands, went on joyously.
For that is the pity of the adventure-path, which is one of John Barleycorn's favourite stamping grounds.
Timidity, therefore, confined her observation of the appearances which we have described to stoles glances; but, as the stamping of feet was now becoming less frequent, and even the coughing, and other little preliminaries of a congregation settling themselves down into reverential attention, were ceasing, she felt emboldened to look around her.
As he spoke there came a roar of singing from the tavern upon the right, with shouts of laughter and stamping of feet.
he cried, with frightful vehemence, stamping his foot, and groaning in a sudden paroxysm of ungovernable passion.
I sprang to my feet and leaped, stamping the coracle under water.
And then all of a sudden he broke out in a great flame of anger, stamping with his foot, brandishing the cane, and carrying on (as the maid described it) like a madman.
I know that you will very likely be angry with me for that, and will begin shouting and stamping.