air hammer

noun

Definition of air hammer

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

called also pneumatic hammer

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First Known Use of air hammer

1856, in the meaning defined above

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“Air hammer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20hammer. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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