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Meaning of TAMPON

Pronunciation:  'tampân

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  plug of cotton or other absorbent material; inserted into wound or body cavity to absorb exuded fluids (especially blood)
  2. [v]  plug with a tampon
 

TAMPON is a 6 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: plug, plug, secure, stop up, stopper, stopple, Tampax

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Tam"pon\, n. [F. See {Tampion}.] (Surg.)
    A plug introduced into a natural or artificial cavity of the
    body in order to arrest hemorrhage, or for the application of
    medicine.
    
    
  2. \Tam"pon\, v. t. (Surg.)
    To plug with a tampon.
    
    
 

 

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