Associations to the word «Hammer»


HAMMER, noun. A tool with a heavy head and a handle used for pounding.
HAMMER, noun. A moving part of a firearm that strikes the firing pin to discharge a gun.
HAMMER, noun. (anatomy) The malleus, a small bone of the middle ear.
HAMMER, noun. (music) In a piano or dulcimer, a piece of wood covered in felt that strikes the string.
HAMMER, noun. (sports) A device made of a heavy steel ball attached to a length of wire, and used for throwing.
HAMMER, noun. (curling) The last rock in an end.
HAMMER, noun. (Ultimate Frisbee) A frisbee throwing style in which the disc is held upside-down with a forehand grip and thrown above the head.
HAMMER, noun. Part of a clock that strikes upon a bell to indicate the hour.
HAMMER, noun. One who, or that which, smites or shatters.
HAMMER, verb. To strike repeatedly with a hammer, some other implement, the fist, etc.
HAMMER, verb. To form or forge with a hammer; to shape by beating.
HAMMER, verb. (figuratively) To emphasize a point repeatedly.
HAMMER, verb. (sports) To hit particularly hard.
HAMMER, verb. To strike internally, as if hit by a hammer.
HAMMER, verb. (figuratively) (sports) To defeat (a person, a team) resoundingly
HAMMER, noun. (soccer) someone connected with West Ham Football Club, as a fan, player, coach etc.
HAMMER AND SICKLE, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see hammer,‎ and,‎ sickle.
HAMMER AND SICKLE, noun. A depiction of a sickle crossed with a hammer, used as a symbol of communism and the Soviet Union.
HAMMER AND TONGS, adverb. (idiomatic) With tools indicating seriousness of intent and capability of harm.
HAMMER BEAM, noun. (architecture) A member of a kind of roof truss (a hammer-beam truss), so framed as not to have a tiebeam at the top of the wall. Each principal has two hammer beams, which occupy the situation, and to some extent serve the purpose, of a tiebeam.
HAMMER BEAMS, noun. Plural of hammer beam
HAMMER BLAST, noun. (music) A blast beat played as a roll of straight eighth notes with the kick and snare in unison.
HAMMER BLASTS, noun. Plural of hammer blast
HAMMER BREAK, noun. (electrical) An interrupter in which contact is broken by the movement of an automatically vibrating hammer between a contact piece and an electromagnet, or of a rapidly moving piece mechanically driven.
HAMMER BREAKS, noun. Plural of hammer break
HAMMER DULCIMER, noun. Alternative form of hammered dulcimer
HAMMER DULCIMERS, noun. Plural of hammer dulcimer
HAMMER FIST, noun. (martial arts) A blow with a clenched fist, usually using the side of the hand or wrist; the form of fist used in such a blow.
HAMMER HEADLINE, noun. A larger headline above a smaller main headline; it uses just a few words in a larger font size.
HAMMER HOME, verb. (idiomatic) To repeatedly or continually emphasise (an opinion or idea) until or so that a person or group of people understands it.
HAMMER OUT, verb. To come to an agreement after much arguing
HAMMER PRICE, noun. The amount of the highest bid at an auction, accepted by the striking of the auctioneer's gavel.
HAMMER PRICES, noun. Plural of hammer price
HAMMER THROW, noun. An athletic throwing event where the object to be thrown is a heavy steel ball attached with wire (maximum length 4 ft (1.22 m)) to a handle.
HAMMER TOE, noun. A deformity of the second, third, or fourth toe causing it to be permanently bent at the first joint, resembling a hammer.

Dictionary definition

HAMMER, noun. The part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled.
HAMMER, noun. A hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking.
HAMMER, noun. The ossicle attached to the eardrum.
HAMMER, noun. A light drumstick with a rounded head that is used to strike such percussion instruments as chimes, kettledrums, marimbas, glockenspiels, etc..
HAMMER, noun. A heavy metal sphere attached to a flexible wire; used in the hammer throw.
HAMMER, noun. A striker that is covered in felt and that causes the piano strings to vibrate.
HAMMER, noun. A power tool for drilling rocks.
HAMMER, noun. The act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows); "the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard"; "the pounding of feet on the hallway".
HAMMER, verb. Beat with or as if with a hammer; "hammer the metal flat".
HAMMER, verb. Create by hammering; "hammer the silver into a bowl"; "forge a pair of tongues".

Wise words

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