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Hummer vs. Hammer

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Hummernoun

One who hums.

Hammernoun

A tool with a heavy head and a handle used for pounding.

Hummernoun

(informal) A Humvee.

Hammernoun

A moving part of a firearm that strikes the firing pin to discharge a gun.

Hummernoun

A type of vehicle resembling a jeep but bulkier.

‘The newlyweds took a hummer limo back to their casino resort.’;

Hammernoun

(anatomy) The malleus, a small bone of the middle ear.

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Hummernoun

(informal) A hummingbird.

Hammernoun

(music) In a piano or dulcimer, a piece of wood covered in felt that strikes the string.

Hummernoun

(informal) A humdinger.

Hammernoun

(sports) A device made of a heavy steel ball attached to a length of wire, and used for throwing.

Hummernoun

(baseball) A fastball.

Hammernoun

(curling) The last stone in an end.

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Hummernoun

(slang) Fellatio in which the person performing the act vibrates their mouth by humming.

Hammernoun

(Ultimate Frisbee) A frisbee throwing style in which the disc is held upside-down with a forehand grip and thrown above the head.

Hummernoun

(slang) A very energetic or lively person, a powerful lively thing.

Hammernoun

Part of a clock that strikes upon a bell to indicate the hour.

Hummernoun

(slang) Something or someone exceptional of their type.

Hammernoun

One who, or that which, smites or shatters.

‘St. Augustine was the hammer of heresies.’;

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Hummernoun

An obvious lie.

Hammerverb

To strike repeatedly with a hammer, some other implement, the fist, etc.

Hummernoun

A liar.

Hammerverb

To form or forge with a hammer; to shape by beating.

Hummernoun

(slang) An erection of the penis.

Hammerverb

(figuratively) To emphasize a point repeatedly.

Hummernoun

(slang) An arrest on false pretexts.

Hammerverb

(sports) To hit particularly hard.

Hummernoun

One who, or that which, hums; one who applauds by humming.

Hammerverb

To ride very fast.

Hummernoun

A humming bird.

Hammerverb

(intransitive) To strike internally, as if hit by a hammer.

‘I could hear the engine’s valves hammering once the timing rod was thrown.’;

Hummernoun

a singer who produces a tune without opening the lips or forming words

Hammerverb

To defeat (a person, a team) resoundingly

‘We hammered them 5-0!’;

Hummernoun

(baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity;

‘he swung late on the fastball’; ‘he showed batters nothing but smoke’;

Hammernoun

An instrument for driving nails, beating metals, and the like, consisting of a head, usually of steel or iron, fixed crosswise to a handle.

‘With busy hammers closing rivets up.’;

Hummer

Hummer (stylized as HUMMER) was a brand of trucks and SUVs that was first marketed in 1992 when AM General began selling a civilian version of the M998 Humvee. Although discontinued in 2010, Hummer is to return as a sub-brand of GMC from 2021.

Hammernoun

Something which in form or action resembles the common hammer

‘He met the stern legionaries [of Rome] who had been the "massive iron hammers" of the whole earth.’;

Hammernoun

A spherical weight attached to a flexible handle and hurled from a mark or ring. The weight of head and handle is usually not less than 16 pounds.

Hammerverb

To beat with a hammer; to beat with heavy blows; as, to hammer iron.

Hammerverb

To form or forge with a hammer; to shape by beating.

Hammerverb

To form in the mind; to shape by hard intellectual labor; - usually with out.

‘Who was hammering out a penny dialogue.’;

Hammerverb

To be busy forming anything; to labor hard as if shaping something with a hammer.

‘Whereon this month I have been hammering.’;

Hammerverb

To strike repeated blows, literally or figuratively.

‘Blood and revenge are hammering in my head.’;

Hammernoun

the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled

Hammernoun

a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking

Hammernoun

an athletic competition in which a heavy metal ball that is attached to a flexible wire is hurled as far as possible

Hammernoun

the ossicle attached to the eardrum

Hammernoun

a heavy metal sphere attached to a flexible wire; used in the hammer throw

Hammernoun

a striker that is covered in felt and that causes the piano strings to vibrate

Hammernoun

a power tool for drilling rocks

Hammernoun

the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows);

‘the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard’; ‘the pounding of feet on the hallway’;

Hammerverb

beat with or as if with a hammer;

‘hammer the metal flat’;

Hammerverb

create by hammering;

‘hammer the silver into a bowl’; ‘forge a pair of tongues’;

Hammer

A hammer is a tool, most often a hand tool, consisting of a weighted fixed to a long handle that is swung to deliver an impact to a small area of an object. This can be, for example, to drive nails into wood, to shape metal (as with a forge), or to crush rock.

‘head’;

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