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TAMPON

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does tampon mean? 

TAMPON (noun)
  The noun TAMPON has 1 sense:

1. plug of cotton or other absorbent material; inserted into wound or body cavity to absorb exuded fluids (especially blood)

  Familiarity information: TAMPON used as a noun is very rare.


TAMPON (verb)
  The verb TAMPON has 1 sense:

1. plug with a tampon

  Familiarity information: TAMPON used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TAMPON (noun)


Sense 1tampon [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Plug of cotton or other absorbent material; inserted into wound or body cavity to absorb exuded fluids (especially blood)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("tampon" is a kind of...):

plug; stopper; stopple (blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "tampon"):

Tampax (tampon used to absorb menstrual flow)


TAMPON (verb)


Sense 1tampon [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Plug with a tampon

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Hypernyms (to "tampon" is one way to...):

plug; secure; stop up (fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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