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hammer British & World English

A tool with a heavy metal head mounted at right angles at the end of a handle, used for jobs such as breaking things and driving in nails

Hammer British & World English

A British film company founded in 1948, known especially for its horror films

hammer English Thesaurus

they work the stone with hammer and chisel

the hammer in hammer British & World English

The sport of throwing a hammer

drive something home British & World English

Make something clearly understood by the use of repeated or forcefully direct arguments

claw hammer British & World English

A hammer with one side of the head split and curved, used for extracting nails

drop hammer British & World English

A large, heavy weight raised mechanically and allowed to drop, as used in drop-forging and piledriving

hammer beam British & World English

A short wooden beam (typically carved) projecting from a wall to support either a principal rafter or one end of an arch

hammer blow British & World English

A powerful stroke with a hammer

hammer toe British & World English

A toe that is bent permanently downwards, typically as a result of pressure from footwear

tilt hammer British & World English

A heavy pivoted hammer used in forging, raised mechanically and allowed to drop on the metal being worked

trip hammer British & World English

A large, heavy pivoted hammer used in forging, raised by a cam or lever and allowed to drop on the metal being worked

hammer drill British & World English

A power drill that works by delivering a rapid succession of blows, used chiefly for drilling in masonry or rock

hammer price British & World English

The price realized by an item sold at auction

steam hammer British & World English

A large steam-powered hammer used in forging

water hammer British & World English

A knocking noise in a water pipe that occurs when a tap is turned off briskly

ball-peen hammer British & World English

A hammer with a rounded end opposite the face

hammer and tongs British & World English

Energetically, enthusiastically, or with great vehemence

hammer and sickle British & World English

The symbols of the industrial worker and the peasant used as the emblem of the former Soviet Union and of international communism

hammer something out British & World English

Laboriously work out the details of a plan or agreement

hammer away in hammer British & World English

Work hard and persistently

come under the hammer British & World English

Be sold at an auction

hammer something in/into in hammer British & World English

Inculcate something forcefully or repeatedly

hammer something out in hammer British & World English

Laboriously work out the details of a plan or agreement

drive something home in home British & World English

Make something clearly understood by the use of repeated or forcefully direct arguments

jackhammer British & World English

A portable pneumatic hammer or drill

hammer and tongs in hammer British & World English

Energetically, enthusiastically, or with great vehemence

sledgehammer British & World English

A large, heavy hammer used for such jobs as breaking rocks and driving in fence posts

Edward British & World English

Edward I (1239–1307), son of Henry III, reigned 1272–1307; known as the Hammer of the Scots. His campaign against Prince Llewelyn ended with the annexation of Wales in 1284, but he failed to conquer Scotland, where resistance was led by Sir William Wallace and later Robert the Bruce

Hammer Film Productions in Hammer British & World English

A British film company founded in 1948, known especially for its horror films

hammer something out in hammer English Thesaurus

the area chairmen hammered out a national plan

the Hammer of the Scots in Edward British & World English

Edward I (1239–1307), son of Henry III, reigned 1272–1307; known as the Hammer of the Scots. His campaign against Prince Llewelyn ended with the annexation of Wales in 1284, but he failed to conquer Scotland, where resistance was led by Sir William Wallace and later Robert the Bruce