ball-peen hammer

[ bawl-peen ]

noun
  1. a hammer having a hemispherical peen (ball peen ) for beating metal.

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How to use ball-peen hammer in a sentence

  • 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

noun
  1. a hammer that has one end of its head shaped in a hemisphere for beating metal, etc

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