HyperDic: hammer

English > 10 senses of the word hammer:
NOUNartifacthammer, cockthe part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled
artifacthammera hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle
bodyhammer, malleusthe ossicle attached to the eardrum
artifacthammer, malleta light drumstick with a rounded head that is used to strike such percussion instruments as chimes, kettledrums, marimbas, glockenspiels, etc.
artifacthammera heavy metal sphere attached to a flexible wire
artifacthammera striker that is covered in felt and that causes the piano strings to vibrate
artifacthammer, power hammera power tool for drilling rocks / rocks
acthammer, pound, hammering, poundingthe act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)
VERBcontacthammerbeat with or as if with a hammer
creationhammer, forgecreate by hammering
hammer > pronunciation
Soundshhae'mer
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English > hammer: 10 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningThe part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled.
Synonymcock
Part ofgunlock, firing mechanismThe action that ignites the charge in a firearm
BroaderstrikerThe part of a mechanical device that strikes something
Spanishpercutor
English > hammer: 10 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking.
PartshammerheadThe striking part of a hammer
headThe striking part of a tool
Narrowerball-peen hammerA hammer with one round and one flat end
bricklayer's hammerA hammer used in laying bricks
carpenter's hammer, claw hammer, clawhammerA hammer with a cleft at one end for pulling nails
mallet, beetleA tool resembling a hammer but with a large head (usually wooden)
maul, sledge, sledgehammerA heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes / stakes or wedges
plexor, plessor, percussor(medicine) a small hammer with a rubber / rubber head used in percussive examinations of the chest and in testing reflexes
tack hammerA light hammer that is used to drive tacks
Broaderhand toolA tool used with workers' hands
Spanishmartillo
Catalanmartell
Verbshammerbeat with or as if with a hammer
hammercreate by hammering
English > hammer: 10 senses > noun 3, body
MeaningThe ossicle attached to the eardrum.
Synonymmalleus
Part ofmiddle ear, tympanic cavity, tympanumThe main cavity of the ear
Broaderauditory ossicleossicles of the middle ear that transmit acoustic vibrations from the eardrum to the inner ear
Spanishmalleus, martillo
Catalanmartell
English > hammer: 10 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA light drumstick with a rounded head that is used to strike such percussion instruments as chimes, kettledrums, marimbas, glockenspiels, etc..
Synonymmallet
Part ofpercussion instrument, percussive instrumentA musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another
BroaderdrumstickA stick used for playing a drum
Spanishmazo
English > hammer: 10 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA heavy metal sphere attached to a flexible wire; used in the hammer throw.
Broadersports equipmentequipment needed to participate in a particular sport
English > hammer: 10 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA striker that is covered in felt and that causes the piano strings to vibrate.
Part ofpiano actionaction consisting of a system of levers that move a felt hammer to strike the strings when a key is depressed
BroaderstrikerThe part of a mechanical device that strikes something
Spanishmacillo
English > hammer: 10 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningA power tool for drilling rocks / rocks.
Synonympower hammer
Narrowerair hammer, jackhammer, pneumatic hammerA hammer driven by compressed air
electric hammerA hammer driven by electric motor
triphammerA massive power hammer
Broaderpower toolA tool driven by a motor
English > hammer: 10 senses > noun 8, act
MeaningThe act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows).
Example"the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard"
Synonymspound, hammering, pounding
BroaderblowA powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
Spanishmachaqueo, martilleo
Catalanmartell
English > hammer: 10 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningBeat with or as if with a hammer.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"hammer the metal flat"
Narrowersledgehammer, sledgeBeat with a sledgehammer
Broaderbeathit repeatedly
Similar toforge, hammercreate by hammering
Spanishclavar, martillar, martillear
Catalanamartellar, clavar, martellejar
Nounshammera hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle
hammeringthe act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)
English > hammer: 10 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningcreate by hammering.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"hammer the silver into a bowl"
Synonymforge
Narrowerdropforgeforge with a dropforge
foliatehammer into thin flat foils
Broaderbeatshape by beating
Similar tohammerBeat with or as if with a hammer
Spanishforjar, martillar, martillear
Catalanamartellar, forjar, martellejar
Participlehammeredshaped or worked with a hammer and often showing hammer marks
Nounshammera hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle

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