"tamps" in the noun sense
1. tamp, tamper, tamping bar
a tool for tamping (e.g., for tamping tobacco into a pipe bowl or a charge into a drill hole etc.)
"tamps" in the verb sense
1. tamp down, tamp, pack
press down tightly
"tamp the coffee grinds in the container to make espresso"
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