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3 entries found for hammer.
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Main Entry: 1ham·mer
Pronunciation: primarystressham-schwar
Function: noun
1 a : a hand tool that consists of a solid head set crosswise on a handle and is used for pounding (as in driving nails) b : a power tool for pounding
2 : something that resembles a hammer in shape or action (as the part of a gun whose striking action causes explosion of the charge)
3 : MALLEUS
4 : a heavy metal ball with a flexible handle that is thrown for distance in a track-and-field contest

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