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peen

 (pēn)
n.
The end of a hammerhead opposite the flat striking surface, often wedge-shaped or ball-shaped and used for chipping, indenting, and metalworking.
tr.v. peened, peen·ing, peens
To hammer, bend, or shape with a peen.

[Probably of Scandinavian origin.]
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peen

(piːn)
n
(Tools) the end of a hammer head opposite the striking face, often rounded or wedge-shaped
vb
(Tools) (tr) to strike with the peen of a hammer or with a stream of metal shot in order to bend or shape (a sheet of metal)
[C17: variant of pane, perhaps from French panne, ultimately from Latin pinna point]
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peen

(pin)

n.
1. the usu. wedgelike or spherical end of a hammer head opposite the face.
v.t.
2. to enlarge, straighten, or smooth with a peen.
[1505–15; earlier pen < Scandinavian; compare Swedish, Norwegian pen (n.) in same sense (perhaps < German Pinne peen). See pin]
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peen


Past participle: peened
Gerund: peening

Imperative
peen
peen
Present
I peen
you peen
he/she/it peens
we peen
you peen
they peen
Preterite
I peened
you peened
he/she/it peened
we peened
you peened
they peened
Present Continuous
I am peening
you are peening
he/she/it is peening
we are peening
you are peening
they are peening
Present Perfect
I have peened
you have peened
he/she/it has peened
we have peened
you have peened
they have peened
Past Continuous
I was peening
you were peening
he/she/it was peening
we were peening
you were peening
they were peening
Past Perfect
I had peened
you had peened
he/she/it had peened
we had peened
you had peened
they had peened
Future
I will peen
you will peen
he/she/it will peen
we will peen
you will peen
they will peen
Future Perfect
I will have peened
you will have peened
he/she/it will have peened
we will have peened
you will have peened
they will have peened
Future Continuous
I will be peening
you will be peening
he/she/it will be peening
we will be peening
you will be peening
they will be peening
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been peening
you have been peening
he/she/it has been peening
we have been peening
you have been peening
they have been peening
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been peening
you will have been peening
he/she/it will have been peening
we will have been peening
you will have been peening
they will have been peening
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been peening
you had been peening
he/she/it had been peening
we had been peening
you had been peening
they had been peening
Conditional
I would peen
you would peen
he/she/it would peen
we would peen
you would peen
they would peen
Past Conditional
I would have peened
you would have peened
he/she/it would have peened
we would have peened
you would have peened
they would have peened
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peen - the part of a hammerhead opposite the flat striking surface (may have various shapes)peen - the part of a hammerhead opposite the flat striking surface (may have various shapes)
hammerhead - the striking part of a hammer
part, portion - something less than the whole of a human artifact; "the rear part of the house"; "glue the two parts together"
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