date stamp

UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "date stamp":
singular date stamp plural date stamps
an object used for printing the date on a document, or the date that is printed

Derived word:
date-stamp
verb transitive
Word forms "date-stamp":
present tense I/you/we/they date-stamp he/she/it date-stamps present participle date-stamping past tense date-stamped past participle date-stamped

Each letter is date-stamped so we know when it came in.


English dictionary. 2014.

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