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hammers


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hammers

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Hand tools having a hard solid head, usually of metal or stone, set transversely on a handle. They are used for driving nails, beating, breaking, or other applications involving pounding or striking. The term may also refer to machines in which a heavy block of metal is used for the same purpose.

Variations

hammers (tools)

hammer

marteaux

marteau

Narrower Terms

sledgehammers

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