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  Words related to hammer

Related / Similar Words: pound, hammering, pounding, power hammer, cock, malleus, hammer throw, forge

 

Definition:
  • the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows); "the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard"; "the pounding of feet on the hallway";
  • a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking;
  • a power tool for drilling rocks;
  • a striker that is covered in felt and that causes the piano strings to vibrate;
  • the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled;
  • a heavy metal sphere attached to a flexible wire; used in the hammer throw;
  • the ossicle attached to the eardrum;
  • an athletic competition in which a heavy metal ball that is attached to a flexible wire is hurled as far as possible;
  • beat with or as if with a hammer; "hammer the metal flat";
  • create by hammering; "hammer the silver into a bowl"; "forge a pair of tongues";

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    Hyponyms: ball-peen hammer, bricklayer's hammer, carpenter's hammer, claw hammer, clawhammer, mallet, beetle, maul, sledge, sledgehammer, plexor, plessor, percussor, tack hammer, air hammer, jackhammer, pneumatic hammer, electric hammer, triphammer, foliate, dropforge

     

    Grouped Verbs: forge

     

    Part Meronyms: piano action, gunlock, firing mechanism, middle ear, tympanic cavity, tympanum

     

    Derivational Morphology: thump, pound, poke, ram, ram down, forge, cock, hammering, pounding, smithy, forger, forging

     

    Anagrams: hareem

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: çekan   Breton: morzhol  
    Catalan: martell   Chinese: 锤子  
    Croatian: čekić   Danish: hammer  
    Dutch: hamer   Finnish: vasara  
    French: marteau   Frisian: hammer  
    German: Hammer   Greek: σφυρί  
    Hebrew: פטיש   Hungarian: kalapács  
    Ido: martelo   Interlingua: martello  
    Italian: martello   Japanese: 金槌  
    Kurdish: çekûç   Latin: malleus  
    Latvian: āmurs   Malayalam: ചുറ്റിക  
    Maltese: martell   Persian: چکش  
    Polish: młot   Portuguese: martelo  
    Romanian: ciocan   Russian: молот  
    Serbian: kladivo   Slovene: kladivo  
    Spanish: martillo   Swedish: hammare  
    Telugu: సుత్తి   Turkish: çekiç  
     
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