Definition of Hammering

1. Noun. The act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows). "The pounding of feet on the hallway"

Exact synonyms: Hammer, Pound, Pounding
Generic synonyms: Blow
Derivative terms: Hammer, Pound, Pound, Pound, Pound



Definition of Hammering

1. Noun. A period of being beaten or hammered. ¹

2. Noun. A heavy defeat ¹

3. Verb. (present participle of hammer) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hammering

1. hammer [v] - See also: hammer

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hammering

hammer out
hammer throw
hammerable
hammercloth
hammercloths
hammered
hammered dulcimer
hammerer
hammerers
hammerhead
hammerhead ribozyme
hammerhead shark
hammerhead sharks
hammerheads
hammering
hammerings
hammerkop
hammerkops
hammerless
hammerlike
hammerlock
hammerlocks
hammerman
hammermen
hammermill
hammers
hammersmith
hammersmiths
hammerspace

Literary usage of Hammering

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel by James McIntyre Camp, Charles Blaine Francis (1920)
"Rolling Compared with Hammering and Pressing: It is a very difficult matter to institute a fair comparison between the effects of rolling with those of ..."

2. The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel by James McIntyre Camp, Charles Blaine Francis (1920)
"Rolling Compared with Hammering and Pressing: It is a very difficult matter to institute a fair comparison between the effects of rolling with those of ..."

3. Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary & Philosophical Society by Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society (1862)
"On Changes of Density which take place in Rolled Copper by Hammering and ... was the actual increase of density obtained by a moderate amount of hammering. ..."

4. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"iln' application of brute masses, in rapid and remorseless blows, or, as he has himself phrased it, in " hammering continuously." ' This statement is not ..."

5. Dredges and Dredging by Charles Prelini (1911)
"CHAPTER IV EXCAVATION OF SUBAQUEOUS ROCKS. GENERAL DISCUSSION. EXCAVATION BY Hammering HOCK is the most difficult and expensive material to ..."

6. A Treatise on the Progressive Improvement & Present State of the by Robert Hunt, John Holland (1853)
"BESIDES the elongation of iron or steel into rods of whatever length, by means of hammering or rolling, as already described, the same materials, ..."

7. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1866)
"The specific gravity of the cake (with its interstices), after pressure, is about 10-0; after strong ignition, from 17'0 to 177 ; after hammering, ..."

8. The Philadelphia Medical Museum by John Redman Coxe (1807)
"The queen thea petitioned the king to enable them to provide additional food." Med. and Ch'tr. Rev. Experiments en hammering Metals- Some experiments have ..."

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