planishing hammer

noun

Definition of planishing hammer

: a hammer with slightly convex faces that is used in sheet-metal work to smooth and shape surfaces

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History and Etymology for planishing hammer

from gerund of planish

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“Planishing hammer.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/planishing%20hammer. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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