2. Proper noun. (surname) ¹
3. Noun. (plural of hammer) ¹
4. Verb. (third-person singular of hammer) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Hammers
1. hammer [v] - See also: hammer
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Literary usage of Hammers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. American Machinists' Handbook and Dictionary of Shop Terms: A Reference Book by Fred Herbert Colvin, Frank Arthur Stanley (1914)
"Steam hammers are usually operated at pressures varying from 75 to loo pounds of ... In figuring on the boiler capacity for steam hammers, there are several ..."
2. A Treatise on Metallurgy: Comprising Mining, and General and Particular by Frederick Overman (1852)
"hammers.—Force-hammers, tilt-hammers, or trip-hammers, are terms indicating the modifications in the form of these machines. Force-hammers weighing 100 ..."
3. Cassier's Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02877163] (1896)
"POU'KR hammers are to-day occupying a very important position in the list of ... They are known under several names, such as trip hammers, helve hammers, ..."
4. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1906)
"Power hammers are classified, according to the manner of striking the blow, as helve hammers, which have very large handles, ..."
5. Journal by Iron and Steel Institute (1897)
"Steam-Hydraulic Presses in place of Shingling hammers. B. Meyer * refers to the decadence of the puddling industry, and to the more modern improvements ..."
6. A Practical Treatise on Metallurgy: Adapted from the Last German Edition of by Bruno Kerl, William Crookes, Ernst Otto Röhrig (1870)
"hammers are employed for shingling the balls, and also for drawing out the blooms; the usual hammers are 5 or 6 cwts. in weight, and make from 70 to 120 ..."