hammer




hammer - noun

  • the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled
  • a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking
  • 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; 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
  • the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)

  • hammer - verb

    • beat with or as if with a hammer
    • create by hammering

    hammer - thesaurus

    cock   forge   hammering   mallet   malleus   pound   pounding  


    View spelling list Short a words and learn about the word hammer in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 6. Short vowels e.g. e or ea? o or u? .

    Scrabble score for hammer

    h is 4 a is 1 m is 3 m is 3 e is 1 r is 1
    Scrabble score = 13

    generated at 12:11:32 on 25-10-22

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