Complete Definition of "hammer"

see|Hammer
English
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Image:Framing hammer.jpg|thumb|a hammer (tool)

Etymology
Old English hamor < Germanic *hamara-. Cognate with Dutch hamer, German Hammer, Swedish hammare.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËhæmÉ/, SAMPA|/"h{[email protected]/ (UK)
IPA|/ËhæmÉ/, SAMPA|/"h{[email protected]`/ (US)
audio|en-us-hammer.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-æmÉ(r)|-æmÉ(r)

Noun
en-noun

  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. sports A device made of a heavy steel ball attached to a length of wire, and used for throwing.
  6. curling The last rock in an end.
  7. context|Ultimate Frisbee A frisbee throwing style in which the disc is held upside-down with a forehand grip and thrown above the head.

Translations
trans-top|tool
Albanian: çekan m
Breton: morzhol m, morzholioù p
Catalan: martell m
Chinese: é¤å­ (chuízi)
Crimean Tatar: ÅoküÅ
Croatian: ÄekiÄ m
Czech: t+|cs|kladivo|n
Danish: t-|da|hammer|c
Dutch: t+|nl|hamer|m
Finnish: t+|fi|vasara
French: t+|fr|marteau|m
Frisian: hammer
German: t+|de|Hammer|m
Greek: ÏÏÏÏί (sphyrí) n
Hebrew: פ××ש|פַּ×Ö´Ö¼××©× (pattísh)
Hungarian: t+|hu|kalapács
Ido: martelo
Interlingua: martello
Italian: t+|it|martello|m
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Japanese: éæ§ (ããªã¥ã¡, kanazuchi), ãã³ãã¼ (hammÄ)
Kurdish: çekûç m, keçûç m, KUchar|ÚÙâÚ©ÙÚ
Latin: t-|la|malleus|m
Latvian: Ämurs m
Malayalam: à´àµà´±àµà´±à´¿à´ (chuttika)
Maltese: martell m
Northern Sami: veažir
Norwegian (bokmål): t+|no|hammer|m
Norwegian (nynorsk): t|nn|hammar|m|xs=Nynorsk
Polish: mÅot m, mÅotek m
Persian: FAchar|ÚÚ©Ø´ (chakkosh)
Portuguese: t+|pt|martelo|m
Romanian: ciocan m
Russian: t+|ru|молоÑ|m|trmólot|scCyrl
Serbian: kladivo n, ÄekiÄ m, malj m, bat m
Slovene: t+|sl|kladivo|n
Spanish: t+|es|martillo|m
Swedish: t+|sv|hammare|c
Telugu: à°¸à±à°¤à±à°¤à°¿ (sutti)
Turkish: t+|tr|çekiç
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trans-top|part of a firearm
Danish: geværhane c
Finnish: iskuri
Greek: εÏικÏοÏÏÏήÏÎ±Ï (epikroustíras) n, λÏÎºÎ¿Ï (lýkos) m, κÏκοÏÎ±Ï (kókoras) m
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Serbian: udaraÄ m
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trans-top|malleus
See: malleus
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trans-top|piano part
Danish: t-|da|hammer|c
Finnish: t+|fi|vasara
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trans-top|frisbee throwing style
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trans-top|curling: last rock in an end
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Derived terms
ball peen hammer
claw hammer
hammer and sickle
hammerhead
sledgehammer
war hammer

See also
mallet

Verb
en-verb

  1. To strike repeatedly with a hammer, some other implement, the fist, etc.
  2. figuratively To emphasize a point repeatedly.
  3. sports To hit particularly hard.
  4. To strike internally, as if hit by a hammer.

#: I could hear the engineâs valves hammering once the timing rod was thrown.

Derived terms
hammerer

See also
hammer out

Translations
trans-top|to strike repeatedly with a hammer, some other implement, the fist, etc
Danish: hamre
Finnish: vasaroida, takoa
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Kurdish: KUchar|Ú©ÙتÛÙ
Norwegian: t|no|hamre, t-|no|banke
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trans-top|(figuratively) To emphasize a point repeatedly
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trans-top|(sports) To hit particularly hard
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trans-top|to strike internally, as if hit by a hammer
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ttbc|Breton: morzholat
ttbc|Dutch: hameren, inhameren
ttbc|Interlingua: martellar
ttbc|Italian: martellare
ttbc|Portuguese: martelar
ttbc|Swedish: hamra
ttbc|Farsi: جکش

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Danish

Noun
hammer c

  1. hammer#English|hammer

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