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English[]

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A hammer (tool).

Etymology[]

Middle English hamer, Old English hamor, from Proto-Germanic *xamaraz (cf. Dutch hamer, German Hammer, Swedish [[hammare#Template:Se|hammare]]), from Proto-Indo-European *ak̑moros (cf. Sanskrit aśmará 'stony'Template:Rfscript), from *h₂ékmōn 'stone' (cf. Lithuanian akmuõ, Serbo-Croatian kamēn, Albanian kmesë 'sickle', Ancient Greek ἄκμων (akmōn) 'meteor rock, anvil', Avestan asman, Sanskrit अश्मन् (aśman)), from *h₂ék̑- 'sharp'. More at edge.

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Noun[]

Singular
Hammer

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Hammer ({{{1}}})

  1. A tool with a heavy head and a handle used for pounding.
  2. A moving part of a firearm that strikes the firing pin to discharge a gun.
  3. (anatomy) The malleus.
  4. (music) In a piano or dulcimer, a piece of wood covered in felt that strikes the string.
  5. Template:Sports A device made of a heavy steel ball attached to a length of wire, and used for throwing.
  6. Template:Curling The last rock in an end.
  7. (Ultimate Frisbee) A frisbee throwing style in which the disc is held upside-down with a forehand grip and thrown above the head.

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Verb[]

Infinitive
to Hammer

Third person singular
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Simple past
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Past participle
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to Hammer (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)

  1. To strike repeatedly with a hammer, some other implement, the fist, etc.
  2. (figuratively) To emphasize a point repeatedly.
  3. Template:Sports To hit particularly hard.
  4. To strike internally, as if hit by a hammer.
    I could hear the engine’s valves hammering once the timing rod was thrown.

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See also[]

  • hammer out

Translations[]

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  • Breton: morzholat
  • Interlingua: martellar
  • Italian: martellare
  • Persian: جکش
  • Portuguese: martelar
  • Swedish: hamra

Danish[]

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Etymology[]

From Old Norse hamarr, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ek-mon- (stone).

Pronunciation[]

  • IPA: /hamər/, [ˈhɑmɐ]

Noun[]

Hammer c. (singular definite Hammeren, plural indefinite Hammere or hamre)

  1. hammer

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Hammer m.

  1. hammer

West Frisian[]

Noun[]

hammer

  1. hammer

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