ball-peen hammer


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ball-peen hammer

 (bôl′pēn′)
n.
A hammer having one end of the head hemispherical and used in working metal.

ball-peen hammer

n
1. (Tools) a hammer that has one end of its head shaped in a hemisphere for beating metal, etc

ball′-peen ham`mer

(ˈbɔlˌpin)
n.
a hammer with a hemispherical peen (ball′ peen`) for beating metal.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ball-peen hammer - a hammer with one round and one flat endball-peen hammer - a hammer with one round and one flat end; used in working metal
hammer - a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking
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