hammerstone


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ham·mer·stone

 (hăm′ər-stōn′)
n. Archaeology
A stone or cobble used as a pounding or pecking tool.

hammerstone

(ˈhæməˌstəʊn)
n
(Archaeology) a stone used as a hammer in the production of tools during the Acheulian period
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Producers of the flick are Scott Kroopf, who produced the first two installments, is producing Face the Music alongside Alex Lebovici and Steve Ponce under the banner of Hammerstone Studios.
Her family were told by officers that she had spent her first night away from home at an address on Hammerstone Road, in Longsight.
Jamie Lissette, a senior consultant for Hammerstone Markets, said he's so sick of the political noise that he's blocked tweets containing the words "Rosenstein," "Kavanaugh" and "Brexit" from appearing his feed.
Also, the registration of 127,440 shares was cancelled, as of 6 August 2018, since an anticipated part of the purchase price for acquired assets in Hammerstone Inc, in respect of which the seller of the assets later elected to receive a cash payment of USD2m instead of the aforementioned shares.
As well as a Sportsman's Evening planned for later in the year with New Zealand rugby legend Robbie Hunter Paul, the Hammerstone Lane club are staging a major four-man team competition in August, with a total prize fund of PS700.
Also found were a slate blade (as on Saddle Island), a nephrite drill, a hammerstone, reworked chert fragments, and a steatite pendant associated with a string of seal vertebrae.
Maria Kempler, who has the Hammerstone School for Women--she just did a big pressing and made her press after using this press.
Because of the unique properties of thick cortical proboscidean bone (probably woolly mammoth Mammuthus primigenius or less likely American mastodon Mammut americanum), some researchers hypothesized that these fracture patterns represent intentional hammerstone modification by humans for marrow extraction and bone tool production.
Debitage locus and structure from Taller B: (A) west view of Structure 1, (B) North view of Structure 1, (C) review of possible hammerstone cache from the wall at Structure 1; (D) B-201 debitage locus with its four hammerstones; (E) general view of the site.
Hammerstone et al., "Liquid chromatographic/electrospray ionization mass spectrometric studies of proanthocyanidins in foods," Journal of Mass Spectrometry, vol.
Caption: Freeing the Stone From upper left to lower left, drawings depict the process of using a hammerstone to pound a lump of stone with a prepared surface, called a core, to release a sharp flake that can be used as a tool.