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drop hammer

n.
A machine consisting of an anvil or base aligned with a hammer that is raised and then dropped on molten metal, used to forge or stamp the metal resting on the anvil.

drop hammer

n
(Mechanical Engineering) another name for drop forge
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Noun1.drop hammer - device for making large forgingsdrop hammer - device for making large forgings  
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
smithy, forge - a workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering
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Committed to staying abreast of all of the latest trends and technologies, NSCC was the first to introduce piled foundations to the UAE in the early 1970s through the use of driven piles, precast and cast in-situ -- mainly using diesel and drop hammers.
The Reading-born man returns to his old club today, hoping to help Pompey claim the three points they need to drop Hammers to the bottom of the table.
Walking into his press room in Hockley is like stepping back in time as he still uses the same huge drop hammers and steel dies used by his great grandfather, Charlie Robathan, back in 1918.