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tampion

División en sílabas: tam·pi·on
Pronunciación: /ˈtampēən
 
/
(also tompion /ˈtämpēən/)

Definición de tampion en inglés:

sustantivo

1A wooden stopper for the muzzle of a gun.
Example sentences
  • In this case it was the seaman responsible for opening the tampion who had forgotten to do his job.
  • All that remains is the ship's bell, the wheel and some of the tompions that protected the barrels of her guns.
  • The sale will include 19 ship's bells and 22 ship's name boards, together with a small number of items such as tampions and honours boards.
1.1A plug for the top of an organ pipe.

Origen

late Middle English: from French tampon 'tampon'.

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