Hammer

A hammer is a tool meant to deliver an impact to an object. The most common uses for hammers are to drive nails, fit parts, forge metal and break apart objects. Hammers are often designed for a specific purpose, and vary in their shape and structure. The term `hammer` is also used for some devices that are designed to deliver blows, e.g., the ca.....
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HAMMER

HAMMER is a high-availability 64-bit file system developed by Matthew Dillon for DragonFly BSD using B-trees. Its major features include infinite NFS-exportable snapshots, master-multislave operation, configurable history retention, fsckless-mount, and checksums to deal with data corruption. HAMMER also supports data block deduplication, meaning t...
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hammer

The function of the hammer is to strike the firing pin in a firearm, which in turn detonates the impact-sensitive cartridge primer. The hammer of a firearm was given its name for both resemblance and functional similarity to the common tool.
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Hammer

• (v. t.) To beat with a hammer; to beat with heavy blows; as, to hammer iron. • (v. i.) To be busy forming anything; to labor hard as if shaping something with a hammer. • (n.) The malleus. • (n.) The padded mallet of a piano, which strikes the wires, to produce the tones. • (n.) Also, a person of thing that smites or shat...
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hammer

(from the article `piano`) The vibration of the strings is transmitted to a soundboard by means of a bridge over which the strings are stretched; the soundboard amplifies the ... ...required in developing the powerful yet sensitive modern piano make it also the most complex of all mechanical instruments except the organ. The ... [2 ...
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hammer

(ham´әr) an instrument with a head designed for striking blows. malleus. percussion hammer a small hammer, usually with a rubber head, for performing percussion.
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hammer

1. An instrument for driving nails, beating metals, and the like, consisting of a head, usually of steel or iron, fixed crosswise to a handle. 'With busy hammers closing rivets up.' (Shak) ... 2. Something which in firm or action resembles the common hammer; as: That part of a clock which strikes upon the bell to indicate the hour. ... The padded m...
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hammer

noun a power tool for drilling rocks
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hammer

pound 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`
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Hammer

[1900 automobile] The Hammer was an Australian automobile built in Mount Torrens, South Australia by bicycle mechanic Bruno Hammer. Hammer had never seen an automobile when he was asked to build one. He used imported drawings and built the entire vehicle himself, including the chassis, wheels, engine and carburettor. Few details have surviv...
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Hammer

[automobile] The Hammer was an automobile built in Detroit, Michigan by the Hammer Motor Company from 1905-06. The Hammer was a light car built with a two-cylinder, 12 hp engine in 1905. This was replaced with a 24 hp, four-cylinder engine for 1906. The five-seater tonneau weighted 1,800 lbs, and came with a choice of a planetary or sliding...
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Hammer

[candlestick pattern] A hammer is a type of bullish reversal candlestick pattern, made up of just one candle, found in price charts of financial assets. The candle looks like a hammer, as it has a long lower wick and a short body at the top of the candlestick with little or no upper wick. In order for a candle to be a valid hammer most trad...
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Hammer

[firearm] When the trigger of a firearm is depressed, it acts on the sear, which in turn releases the spring-tensioned hammer. Some firearms have a striker instead of a hammer and firing pin. ...
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Hammer

Ham'mer (-mẽr) noun [ Middle English hamer , Anglo-Saxon hamer , hamor ; akin to Dutch hamer , G. & Danish hammer , Swedish hammare , Icelandic hamarr , hammer, crag, and perhaps to Greek 'a`kmwn anvil, Sanskrit açman stone....
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Hammer

Ham'mer intransitive verb 1. To be busy forming anything; to labor hard as if shaping something with a hammer. « Whereon this month I have been hammering Shak. 2. To strike repeated blows, literally or figuratively. « Blood and revenge are hamm...
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Hammer

Ham'mer noun (Athletics) A spherical weight attached to a flexible handle and hurled from a mark or ring. The weight of head and handle is usually not less than 16 pounds.
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Hammer

Ham'mer transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Hammered (-mẽrd); present participle & verbal noun Hammering .] 1. To beat with a hammer; to beat with heavy blows; as, to hammer iron. 2. To form or fo...
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Hammer

A hand tool with a metal head and a handle. It is used to force one item against or through another.Air hammerA hammer that is powered by compressed air.Ball pien hammer (ball peen hammer)Photograph courtesy of Draper.co.ukA hammer with two ends on the head, one that is round and the other flat. They are best used for hammering and shaping metal. O...
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hammer

A tool consisting of a metal head set perpendicular on a handle, used for driving nails
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Hammer

An elite unit (usually infantry or cavalry) intended to do a substantial amount of an army’s killing. Often used with an Anvil
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Hammer

Hammer is slang for to beat, punish, or chastise.
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Hammer

Hammer: The malleus.
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Hammer

One of the names of the balls made by Faball.
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Hammer

The part of a gun lock, which driven by a spring and released by a pull of the trigger, falls and (usually via an intervening firing pin) strikes the detonating primer of the load and discharges the gun. Hammers may be external or internal.
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hammer

Throwing event in track and field athletics. The hammer is a spherical weight attached to a wire with a handle. The competitors grip the handle with both hands, spin the hammer in a circular motion about them several times, and throw it as far as they can. The senior men's hammer weighs 7.26 kg/16 lb and may originally have been a blacksmit...
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