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Definition of Hammer fish
Hammer fishHammer Ham"mer, n. [OE. hamer, AS. hamer, hamor; akin to D.
hamer, G. & Dan. hammer, Sw. hammare, Icel. hamarr, hammer,
crag, and perh. to Gr. ? anvil, Skr. a?man stone.]
1. An instrument for driving nails, beating metals, and the
like, consisting of a head, usually of steel or iron,
fixed crosswise to a handle.
With busy hammers closing rivets up. --Shak.
2. Something which in firm or action resembles the common
(a) That part of a clock which strikes upon the bell to
indicate the hour.
(b) The padded mallet of a piano, which strikes the wires,
to produce the tones.
(c) (Anat.) The malleus. See under Ear. (Gun.) That part
of a gunlock which strikes the percussion cap, or
firing pin; the cock; formerly, however, a piece of
steel covering the pan of a flintlock musket and
struck by the flint of the cock to ignite the priming.
(e) Also, a person of thing that smites or shatters; as,
St. Augustine was the hammer of heresies.
He met the stern legionaries [of Rome] who had
been the ``massive iron hammers' of the whole
earth. --J. H.
Atmospheric hammer, a dead-stroke hammer in which the
spring is formed by confined air.
Drop hammer, Face hammer, etc. See under Drop, Face,
Hammer fish. See Hammerhead.
Hammer hardening, the process of hardening metal by
hammering it when cold.
Hammer shell (Zo["o]l.), any species of Malleus, a genus
of marine bivalve shells, allied to the pearl oysters,
having the wings narrow and elongated, so as to give them
a hammer-shaped outline; -- called also hammer oyster.
To bring to the hammer, to put up at auction. hammer fishHammerhead Ham"mer*head`, n.
1. (Zo["o]l.) A shark of the genus Sphyrna or Zyg[ae]na,
having the eyes set on projections from the sides of the
head, which gives it a hammer shape. The Sphyrna
zyg[ae]na is found in the North Atlantic. Called also
hammer fish, and balance fish.
Meaning of Hammer fish from wikipedia
and laterally extended
into a "hammer
" shape called
a cephalofoil. Most hammerhead species
in the genus...
- Ball-peen hammer
Ball peen hammer
(blacksmithing) Framing hammer
- the original
on 30 November
2006. "EU fish quota
out". BBC News. 21 December
from the original
- the hammer
of the thunder
god Thor in Norse
mythology, used both as a devastating weapon
and as a divine instrument
blessings. The hammer
made by Hammer
Film Productions. These
are the known, theatrically
released, feature-length films produced
or co-produced by Hammer
- The hammer
is a part of a firearm
that is used to strike
cap/primer, or a separate firing
pin, to ignite
and fire the projectile...
- Black Hammer
is an ongoing American comic series created
Dean Ormston, published
by Dark Horse
Comics. Ten years
from the fish
farm further downstream towards
Gomshall. The Tillingbourne
in the 16th century
into a hammer
- Lucifer's Hammer
is a science fiction
by American writers Larry Niven
and Jerry Pournelle
that was first published
Spillane's Mike Hammer
is the first syndicated television series based
on Spillane's hard-boiled private detective
, pla**** by Darren
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