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Hamula - Hammer

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Definition of hammer
- Hammer n
- The part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled [syn: {cock}]
- A hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking
- An athletic competition in which a heavy metal ball that is attached to a flexible wire is hurled as far as possible [syn: {hammer throw}]
- The ossicle attached to the eardrum [syn: {malleus}]
- A heavy metal sphere attached to a flexible wire; used in the hammer throw
- A striker that is covered in felt and that causes the piano strings to vibrate
- A power tool for drilling rocks [syn: {power hammer}]
- The act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows); "the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard"; "the pounding of feet on the hallway" [syn: {pound}, {hammering}, {pounding}] v
- Beat with or as if with a hammer; "hammer the metal flat"
- Create by hammering; "hammer the silver into a bowl"; "forge a pair of tongues" [syn: {forge}]
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