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hammer

ham·mer

hammer

 
 
pronunciation:
hae mr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a tool with a heavy metal head on a handle. A hammer is used to hit things such as nails.
 
similar words:
claw, mallet
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: hammered, hammering, hammers
definition: to hit or strike with a hammer; pound.
He hammered nails into the wood.
synonyms:
beat, pound
similar words:
batter, strike
derivations: hammerlike (adj.), hammerer (n.)
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