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ball-peen hammer

[bawl-peen] /ˈbɔlˌpin/
a hammer having a hemispherical peen (ball peen) for beating metal. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • A strip of galvanized metal is placed over the depressions in the die and a ball-peen hammer used to drive the metal into the die.

British Dictionary definitions for ball-peen hammer

ball-peen hammer

a hammer that has one end of its head shaped in a hemisphere for beating metal, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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