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(noun, verb)


There are 10 meanings of the word Hammer.

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Hammer - as a 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

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
hand tool
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

The ossicle attached to the eardrum

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

A light drumstick with a rounded head that is used to strike such percussion instruments as chimes, kettledrums, marimbas, glockenspiels, etc.

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

A heavy metal sphere attached to a flexible wire; used in the hammer throw

A striker that is covered in felt and that causes the piano strings to vibrate

A power tool for drilling rocks

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
power hammer
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
power tool
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

The act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)

Example: "The sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Hammer - as a verb

Beat with or as if with a hammer

Example: "Hammer the metal flat"

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Create by hammering

Example: "Hammer the silver into a bowl"

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Example Sentences

"He used a hammer to drive the nail into the wall."
"The carpenter grabbed a hammer from his toolbox."
"She held the hammer tightly, ready to strike."
"The blacksmith forged the metal using a heavy hammer."
"The judge pounded the hammer on the desk to call for order in the courtroom."
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Word Game Points

Is HAMMER a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, hammer is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

HAMMER has a SCRABBLE points total of 13.

Is HAMMER a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, hammer is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
HAMMER has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 14.

Is HAMMER a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, hammer is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
HAMMER has a WORDFEUD points total of 13.

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