Definition of date stamp in English:

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date stamp


1A stamped mark indicating a date, used on food packaging, posted envelopes, etc.
Example sentences
  • This arrived at Banglamung according to the date stamp on the envelope on the 2nd of July but was not delivered to me at South Pattaya till the 9th of July.
  • I'd like you all to take a moment and look at the date stamp at the top of this post.
  • Once a perishable food is frozen, the date stamp doesn't matter, because continuously frozen foods are generally safe indefinitely.
1.1An adjustable stamp used to make a date stamp.
Example sentences
  • It is a working post office open every day with its own date stamp.
  • From the rented house, police confiscated 47 passports from various countries, 25 rubber stamps for processing visas in different countries, 6 date stamps and 50 passport envelopes.
  • In addition, the ARP has supplied a host of library equipment, like guillotines, hand scanners, shelves, counters, date stamps and catalogue cards.


(date-stamp) [with object] Mark with a date stamp: she hummed at the desk as she date-stamped books
More example sentences
  • If your camera has a data back that date-stamps your pictures, turn the date stamp on for the first and last few shots of each roll to set up date parameters for those pictures.
  • A colleague at work suggested date-stamping everything when you use it!
  • However, the council later admitted errors were made in date-stamping the application.

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