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d the contained charge exploded by drawing off the spring-hammer with a cord. Tamping-plug. Tamping and blast plug. Tam′pon. (Surgical.) A plug or stopper, of rag, sponge, etc., used in stopping hemorrhages. Tam′--tam. a. The Oriental drum, consisting of a gourd covered with a lizard's skin. b. A Chinese gong. The composition, according to Klaproth, is, — Copper78 Tin22-100 It is cast, and then tempered by being plunged, while hot, into cold water. The effect i flame-kiln, in which wood is used. Tun′nel-net. (Fishing.) One with a wide mouth and narrowing in its length. Tun′nel-shaft. (Engineering.) One dug from the surface to meet a tunnel at a point between its ends. Tur′ban. An Oriental head-dress made of a cloth wound around the head. The shapes, materials, size, and mode of wearing vary much in different countries. In India it is a strip of cloth usually from 9 to 12 inches wide and from 5 to 25 yards long, but h
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