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mallet

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impress upon

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go at something hammer and tongs

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  • do something enthusiastically
  • do something with gusto
  • give something laldy

hammer something out

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to shape, break, or flatten with repeated blows

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the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled

the ossicle attached to the eardrum

a light drumstick with a rounded head that is used to strike such percussion instruments as chimes, kettledrums, marimbas, glockenspiels, etc

a heavy metal sphere attached to a flexible wire

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a striker that is covered in felt and that causes the piano strings to vibrate

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the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)

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beat with or as if with a hammer

create by hammering

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The Boston researchers gave study participants a variety of diagnostic tests, including one called Tinel sign, in which physicians drop a small reflex hammer five times on the wrist and record whether the patient feels pain in at least one finger innervated by the median nerve.
It's like trying to stop your knee jerking when the doctor hits it with his little reflex hammer.
A potential forearm fracture requires elbow and wrist radiographs, even if you can hit those joints with a reflex hammer and get no painful reaction.
It makes the leg kick up when the doctor strikes the knee with a rubber reflex hammer.
But Dr Phillips said what the woman felt was either his pipe or reflex hammer in his trouser pocket.