Definition of Hammer in

1. Verb. Teach by drills and repetition.

Exact synonyms: Beat In, Drill In, Ram Down
Generic synonyms: Drill

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hammer In

hamman-rich syndrome
hamman sign
hammed up
hammer and sickle
hammer and tongs
hammer dulcimer
hammer finger
hammer headline
hammer home
hammer in (current term)
hammer nose
hammer out
hammer throw
hammered dulcimer
hammerhead ribozyme
hammerhead shark

Literary usage of Hammer in

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

1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"Then brass eterne upon the fire he cast, Silver, and tin, and precious gold, and laid Huge anvil on the stithy ; in his right A hammer, in his left he plied ..."

2. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
"... he strolled out hammer in hand to make some further observations among the granitic crags of that neighbourhood to which he had already given some ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The word is applied to many objects resembling a hammer in shape or function. Thus the " striker " in a clock, or in a bell, when it is sounded by an ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1894)
"9382,9 June 1842), but Schneider had anticipated him in France Ly patenting the hammer in his own name on 19 April. Attempts have been made to deprive ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... sharp blow upon it with a hammer. In some instances the cleavage is only obtainable by such methods as heating and suddenly plunging into cold water. ..."

6. Foundations of Bridges and Buildings by Roland Parker Davis, Henry Sylvester Jacoby (1914)
"in which W denotes the weight of the drop-hammer in pounds, H the height of fall in ... WEIGHT AND FALL OF DROP-HAMMER In 1897 a Committee of the American ..."

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