Meaning of hammer

Definition of hammer

(noun) the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled
a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking
the ossicle attached to the eardrum
a light drumstick with a rounded head that is used to strike such percussion instruments as chimes, kettledrums, marimbas, glockenspiels, etc.
a striker that is covered in felt and that causes the piano strings to vibrate
a power tool for drilling rocks
the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows); "the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard"; "the pounding of feet on the hallway"
(verb) 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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