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impacter

or impactor

[im-pak-ter] /ɪmˈpæk tər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that impacts.
Origin of impacter
1915-1920
First recorded in 1915-20; impact + -er1

impact wrench

noun
1.
an electric or pneumatic power wrench with interchangeable toolhead attachments, used for installing and removing nuts, bolts, and screws.
Also called impacter, impactor.
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