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anvil

Pronunciación: /ˈænvəl; ˈænvɪl/

Traducción de anvil en español:

noun/nombre

  • (tool, bone) yunque (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Thousands of stone hammers, anvils, crucibles, metal objects, and pieces of ancient metallurgical debris were also recovered.
    • All you need is a plenishing hammer, the anvil, a few metal punches, files, tin-snips for cutting sheets of silver up to make rings and that's it.
    • Their first few tools consisted of an engine block which was used as an anvil and some self-made hammers.
    Example sentences
    • Three small bones (the hammer, anvil, and stirrup bones) vibrate with the sound, passing the vibrations to the inner ear.
    • The findings are drawn from examination of the hammer, anvil and stirrup bones in the ears of Homo heidelbergensis fossils, also known as Boxgrove Man.
    • There they became the anvil and the hammer, minute bones that transmit sound from the eardrum to the stirrup bone and, ultimately, to the inner ear.

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