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trip–hammer

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noun trip–ham·mer \ˈtrip-ˌha-mər\

Definition of trip–hammer

  1. :  a massive power hammer having a head that is tripped and allowed to fall by cam or lever action



1781

First Known Use of trip–hammer

1781


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trip–hammer

adjective trip–ham·mer

Definition of trip–hammer

  1. :  suggesting a trip-hammer in loud pounding or persistent action



1846

First Known Use of trip–hammer

1846


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