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Synonyms for hammer

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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References in classic literature ?
Do you remember the blacksmith, though he believes in miracles, talking scornfully of the impossible fairy tale that his hammer had wings and flew half a mile across country?
When you left your brother you were racked with no unrighteous rage, to the extent even that you snatched up a small hammer, half inclined to kill him with his foulness on his mouth.
At the foot of the church stood a smithy, generally red with fires and always littered with hammers and scraps of iron; opposite to this, over a rude cross of cobbled paths, was "The Blue Boar," the only inn of the place.
Between these two groups, and just clear of the main heap of hammers, lay a man in evening dress, spread-eagled and flat on his face.
It was one of the smallest and the lightest of the hammers, and would not have caught the eye among the rest; but on the iron edge of it were blood and yellow hair.
Normally, the bottom of this plate strikes the hammer body fairly low on the front of the face of the hammer, just above the pivot point.
Some framing carpenters prefer a "milled face" hammer because it doesn't slip off nail heads as readily.
An optional wear package is available to further enhance hammer durability in severe applications.
THE NEXT TIME YOU CHOOSE A HAMMER, MAKE SURE IT'S THE RIGHT ONE FOR THE JOB.
As you probably know, Billy Wilder was a serious, passionate art collector, so she loved the idea that this theater was in an art museum,'' says Hammer director Ann Philbin.
After doing several trigger jobs with results between 4 and 5 pounds and never knowing for sure whether the hammer is reliably cocked or is going to slip down at some future time in the field, I decided to take a serious look at the problem and find an effective remedy.
But with the versatility that numerous carrier options afford, a recycler has many factors to consider when sizing a breaker or hammer to a particular machine.
Running automobiles under normal conditions, hammer life varies according to the size of the shredder and the size of the hammers.
The Palestinian Christian translator, Samir Zedan, who is one of many fascinating presences in this book, tells Hammer he would rather his son marry an Israeli Jew than a Palestinian Muslim.
As the finger sends down the key, the hammer moves to the string at about twice the speed of key descent, The key descends about three-eighths of an inch, while the hammer travels about two inches before meeting the string.