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A hammer having one end of the head hemispherical and used in working metal.
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1. (Tools) a hammer that has one end of its head shaped in a hemisphere for beating metal, etc
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a hammer with a hemispherical peen (ball′ peen`) for beating metal.
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|Noun||1.||ball-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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