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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows);
- Example: "the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard"
- Example: "the pounding of feet on the hallway"
[syn: hammer, pound, hammering, pounding]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hammer \Ham"mer\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hammered (-m[~e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. Hammering.] 1. To beat with a hammer; to beat with heavy blows; as, to hammer iron. [1913 Webster] 2. To form or forge with a hammer; to shape by beating. "Hammered money." --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. To form in the mind; to shape by hard intellectual labor; -- usually with out. [1913 Webster] Who was hammering out a penny dialogue. --Jeffry. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

hammering n 1: the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows); "the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard"; "the pounding of feet on the hallway" [syn: hammer, pound, hammering, pounding]