skull cracker

noun

Definition of skull cracker

: a heavy iron or steel ball swung or dropped by a derrick to demolish old buildings or compact bulky scrap for shipment

called also ball breaker, wrecking ball

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“Skull cracker.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skull%20cracker. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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