hammer nose


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Noun1.hammer nose - enlargement of the nose with dilation of follicles and redness and prominent vascularity of the skinhammer nose - enlargement of the nose with dilation of follicles and redness and prominent vascularity of the skin; often associated with excessive consumption of alcohol
rhinopathy - any disease or malformation of the nose
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Another safety feature built into the design is the hammer nose rests between chambers when not cocked.
The second gun is a Smith & Wesson Model 10 that lost the hammer nose bushing out of the frame.
A front-wing failure saw Hamilton hammer nose first into a barrier at the end of the start-finish straight, with the exact cause of the incident currently under investigation.
As with all the current production Smith & Wesson revolvers the firing pin is internal and not part of the hammer nose.
Having a thumb-piece and a nut are wise, and as well a mainspring, plate screws, and a hammer nose on an older model S&W.