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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(A) The nose of the original hammer was fitted with a "wedge formed key." (B) The hammer nose descends into a slot in the breech block, locking the breech and firing the cartridge.
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. This makes the face of the hammer flat and relatively featureless.
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.
There was no notch on top of the revolver, but there was a notch found on the hammer nose. The idea was for you to use the notch on the end of the cocked hammer as part of the sighting system.