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tamper is pronounced in two syllables
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video examples of tamper pronunciation
An example use of tamper in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… brain scan or lung scan and tamper with …”
meanings of tamper
To attempt to practise or administer something (especially medicine) without sufficient knowledge or qualifications.
To try to influence someone, usually in an illegal or devious way; to try to deal (with someone).
To discuss future contracts with a player, against league rules.
To involve oneself (in a plot, scheme, etc.).
To meddle (with something) in order to corrupt or pervert it.
To make unauthorized or improper alterations, sometimes causing deliberate damage; to meddle (with something).
A tool used to tamp something down, such as tobacco in a pipe.
A railway vehicle used to tamp down ballast.
A person or thing that tamps.
An envelope of neutron-reflecting material in a nuclear weapon, used to delay the expansion of the reacting material and thus produce a longer-lasting and more energetic explosion.
tamper frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR
the word tamper occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
topics tamper can be related to
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that tamper can be often used in the following areas: