Translation of stamp in Spanish:

stamp

sello, n.

Pronunciation /stæmp//stamp/

noun

  • 1postage stamp

    • 1.1

      sello masculine
      estampilla feminine Latin America
      timbre masculine Mexico
      before noun stamp album álbum de sellos (or estampillas etc.) masculine
      • stamp dealer comerciante filatélica

    • 1.2trading stamp

      cupón masculine
      vale masculine

    • 1.3revenue stamp

      timbre masculine

  • 2

    • 2.1(instrument)

      sello masculine
      timbre masculine Chile
      rubber stamp timbre (de goma) masculine Chile
      • metal stamp cuño
      • ‘If you look here you'll find your visa stamp,’ he said pointing out to a stamp on a piece of string attached to the shack wall.
      • Hathaway used a variety of stamps to mark his tools.
      • He has a predilection for wallpaper and wrapping paper, to which he applies repetitive motifs using stamps made from cut and engraved blocks of wood dipped in printer's ink or paint.
      • He even makes his own stamps and tools for the tooling process.
      • Another advantage is that you can actually group stamps on the same block and print them together.
      • Relief printing uses the principle of a stamp in that the artist cuts away from a block what is not needed in the design.
      • With the fingers of your other hand, press on the back of the stamp to make the impression.
      • With eyes closed, each one pushes his imprint stamp against his item.
      • The block stamp was placed on the reverse of the DN to avoid obscuring clinical information on the face.
      • A wood-block stamp dipped in fabric paint leaves an ethnic-looking tattoo with turquoise bead accents.
      • Daniels invented concrete stamps that can imprint curving border patterns in concrete.

    • 2.2(printed mark)

      sello masculine
      visa stamp sello de visado
      • We get a stamp in our passports, which includes a visa for three months.
      • Also, the threats have come from several different sources and some of these had an official stamp and were delivered to me directly.
      • After cleaning, Mr Stone knew what a significant find he held in his hand because of the characteristic individual stamps in the shape of a stylised rosette.
      • Minutes later, when I was finally alone, I confirmed that Dolores' work permit was no fake, that its official stamp was the real McCoy.
      • Another word of warning, make sure the seed packet has an official government stamp on it, there are some fakes around!
      • Six pages had been taken out of that passport and it did not have a stamp indicating her entry into the United States.
      • During the raid, Dimitrov confiscated the official stamps of four customs officers.
      • She carefully checked the business license number and examined the official stamp on my invitation letter from all directions.
      • Only royalty declaring economic deals required the stamp of official state sanction.
      • He conceded that the placing of his stamp on the drawing indicated his approval of the drawing.
      • You've really given the stamp of official approval to one expert when in fact he might be totally wrong in his approach, and then once again, he has to be subjected to challenge if necessary.
      • Dr. Petit would see the patients, and I would put an official stamp on a document.
      • The most recent Supreme Court ruling effectively underlines this process, giving it the stamp of constitutional legitimacy.
      • Probably, it will stand out among all web sites on Madurai, providing authentic information about the district, for it comes with the official stamp.
      • It's all very safe, and given the stamp of official approval.
      • The stamp only indicates that it has been constructed and tested to minimum standards of construction and flotation.
      • In order to be absolutely sure, the comrade responsible for burden relief stamped the document with an official stamp.
      • You receive numerous documents with official looking stamps, seals and logo testifying to the authenticity of the proposal.
      • These people are permitted into Korea because the visa stamp in their passports is legal and bona fide.
      • His claims were regarded as exaggerated but thousands of dollars and fake passports and visa stamps were found in his house.

  • 3

    (character)
    impronta feminine
    his work bears the stamp of genius su obra lleva la impronta / el sello (distintivo) de la genialidad
    • a principal who left her stamp on the institute una directora que dejó su impronta / huella en el instituto
    • a woman of that stamp una mujer como ella
    • He works alone, without helpers, and every gun that leaves his shop bears the distinctive stamp of a master's work.
    • For centuries, Africans and their descendants have crossed oceans and lands to put their unique stamp on the history of the Western Hemisphere.
    • Unfortunately, Eddie only served as assistant director here, so there was only so much he could do to put his unique stamp on the finished film.
    • There are the little touches that add the stamp of character and worth.
    • Feroze Khan films have a distinct stamp of sensuality about them.
    • The courts in this country, besides, have put their final stamp of authority on the authenticity of her citizenship.
    • His playing is technically impeccable and bears a distinct stamp of his own charismatic style.
    • A few architects are managing to put a personal stamp on some state projects.
    • After all, Stephen Malkmus's musicianship is distinct and his artistic stamp on his music is unequivocal.
    • Notwithstanding his youth, Perceval captured the vibrant life essence in the van Gogh, putting his own stamp on the image with unique textural qualities and depth.
    • Democracy confers a stamp of legitimacy that reforms must have to be effective.
    • The vessels they made out of clay had the stamp of genius.
    • In Santa Rosa, this family-run operation bears the distinctive stamp of its Old World owner, Joe Matos.
    • Their Clyde, Gareloch and Lomond rental holiday homes have received the Scottish Tourist Board's Thistle Award, which is a guaranteed stamp of quality.
    • A couple of the pieces have the stamp of Prokofiev, and the other three reflect strong 19th Century influences.
    • The recording is excellent and the performance has the stamp of authenticity.
    • With no fitted kitchen installed and only basic interior decorating completed, prospective buyers can put their own distinctive stamp on the property.
    • Either way, he dives headlong into the character, putting his stamp on it for all time.
    • Stephen could place his own sardonic stamp on what were in some cases widely shared late Victorian literary tastes.
    • Their truthfulness to immediate experience gave them the lasting stamp of authenticity.
  • 4

    (sound)
    we could hear the stamp of marching feet oíamos pasos de marcha

transitive verb

  • 1

    (with foot)
    (ground) dar una patada en
    to stamp one's foot dar una patada en el suelo
    • to stamp sth down apisonar algo
    • When things didn't go as I wanted them, instead of stamping my feet or shouting, I lashed out.
    • I was on the edge of my seat, listening and watching with gaping mouth as Kennedy was playing, stamping his feet, waving his bow, sweat pouring down the back of his bright orange t-shirt.
    • Madelaine Hudson sang and played guitar, accompanied by African drums and pennywhistle, then a group of belly dancers from Orbost got the crowd clapping their hands and stamping their feet.
    • I stamped my feet and rubbed my hands together as it was bitter that night.
    • Jeter, pouting and petulant, stamped his feet and flung his hat around in the dugout.
    • Were they stamping their feet because it was getting cold?
    • I brought Russet back in, stamped my feet on the rug, and took off his leash.
    • He got up and stamped his feet in fury, pulling his hair in angry humiliation.
    • Most of this boils down to stamping tiny feet in impotent rage.
    • But then the dancers would turn to the audience and we would be clapping along and stamping our feet.
    • We all start stamping our feet and calling for the obligatory encore.
    • His feet stamped hard on the ground, like a steady beat of the drum issuing a warning.
    • Laura screamed, stamping her heeled foot on the ground loudly.
    • Richard Holloway made a positively scintillating speech at the council's Festival bash the other night, an effort that had the entire company cheering, whistling and stamping their feet.
    • Andrew quickly stepped into action and stamped out the the smoldering tip of the curtain and looked back to glare at Char who was only smiling sheepishly.
    • I will surely be careful when clapping my hands or stamping my feet around strangers.
    • She kept her feet warm, as did many others, by stamping her feet to the music of Ron Williams, an expat American now living in Germany.
    • I've got them stamping their feet, clapping their hands, singing at one point and then doing a small bit of acting.
    • She waited, stamping her tiny foot on the ground impatiently.
    • We had a choice between stamping on it or putting it in a clear sweet jar - we didn't pick it up or anything.
  • 2

    (parcel/letter) franquear
    (parcel/letter) ponerle sellos a
    (letter/parcel) estampillar Latin America
    (letter/parcel) timbrar Mexico
    send a self-addressed stamped envelope envíe un sobre franqueado con su dirección
    • Across the bottom the word ‘APPROVED’ was stamped in big, bold letters.
    • The famous name, stamped in gold letters on a green background, leaves you in no doubt as to the pedigree of this more sober-suited car.
    • This is a great way to use those individual alphabet stamps for words or phrases instead of stamping one letter at a time.
    • Post offices are no longer sleepy places where letters just get stamped and sent.
    • On August 31, 2001, Kitty stamped her last letter as postmistress of the local post office.
    • Yeats painted the little scene across both front and back of a paper envelope which was then stamped and franked when he posted it to John Masefield in 1905.
    • They then have to be folded and put into envelopes to be stamped.
    • We have no idea of Joe's medical history, but were we to see his files, they would be stamped in bold, red letters: SANE.
  • 3

    • 3.1

      (ticket/passport) sellar
      he stamped the invoice with the date selló la factura con la fecha
      • We nodded, and he handed us our pink and blue marriage certificate, stamped with the Great Seal of the State of California.
      • They will be stamped with his seal, numbered by his wife Tessa and will be accompanied by a letter of authentication.
      • Sidewalks and crosswalks were stamped with a brick pattern and chemically stained.
      • He says that it's a ridiculous requirement to have to sign and stamp documents for just about every process.
      • As they are stamped with the black mark of being a convict, it becomes extremely difficult for them to fetch an employment.
      • Inside of the box was a single, lone file that was stamped with a ‘Highly Confidential’ seal.
      • Once bowls are tested by an official tester, they will be stamped with an oval logo inside. which is the number 11.
      • The new leaflets, to be re-issued from next week, will be stamped with the word " checked " to confirm their validity.
      • Some pieces bear Lebkuecher's hallmark of an L within the arc of a quarter moon, but all seem to be stamped with a four or five digit number, usually beginning with zero.
      • Lay the fabric over the design, and stamp the fabric in areas to complement the embroidery.
      • The metallic surface has been stamped and antiqued using Adirondack Alcohol inks.
      • During this period the court painter Sir Peter Lely made the first collection of old master drawings systematically stamped with a collector's mark.
      • The belt and holster have both been stamped with this unique design and then accented with border stampings.
      • Willem's passport is stamped with its first stamp.
      • He had never entered the lottery before and he had assumed that his entry form would be stamped with a code of some sort.
      • Each record will be stamped with the user name and date and time of entry and will provide an accurate and thorough audit of health center activity throughout the camp season.
      • Many companies are designing products to be easily disassembled, and stamping components with codes signifying their chemical composition.
      • The tickets and transfers will be stamped with magnetic strips that will digitally communicate the value of the ticket or the time expiry of a transfer to the fare box.
      • Mounting foam is also needed to ensure the block the stamp is mounted on does not come in contact with the surface to be stamped.
      • Every document is stamped excessively with the words ‘Classified’ or ‘Top Secret.’

    • 3.2

      (coin) acuñar
      (coin) troquelar
      the words were stamped on her memory tenía las palabras grabadas en la memoria
      • Hollow-back shovels are usually stamped from a metal sheet that's rolled over to create a depression called a frog.
      • Meireles's marionette is stamped from thin rubber and was suspended from a rotating rod at the ceiling.
      • Some bills are stamped from playful denominations carved into insulation boards.


intransitive verb

  • 1

    (with foot)
    (person) dar patadas en el suelo
    (horse) piafar
  • 2

    (walk)
    she stamped upstairs/out of the room subió la escalera/salió de la casa pisando fuerte