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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋhæmZ 〕


〔 ˊhæmә 〕

Overview of noun hammer

The noun hammer has 8 senses

  • hammer, cock -- (the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled)

  • hammer -- (a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking)

  • malleus, hammer -- (the ossicle attached to the eardrum)

  • mallet, hammer -- (a light drumstick with a rounded head that is used to strike such percussion instruments as chimes, kettledrums, marimbas, glockenspiels, etc.)

  • hammer -- (a heavy metal sphere attached to a flexible wire; used in the hammer throw)

  • hammer -- (a striker that is covered in felt and that causes the piano strings to vibrate)

  • hammer, power hammer -- (a power tool for drilling rocks)

  • hammer, pound, hammering, pounding -- (the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows); "the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard"; "the pounding of feet on the hallway")

Overview of verb hammer

The verb hammer has 2 senses

  • hammer -- (beat with or as if with a hammer; "hammer the metal flat")

  • forge, hammer -- (create by hammering; "hammer the silver into a bowl"; "forge a pair of tongues")