air hammer

noun

: a device in which a chisel, rivet set, or other tool is driven percussively by compressed air

called also pneumatic hammer

Word History

First Known Use

1856, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of air hammer was in 1856

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“Air hammer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20hammer. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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