Tilt hammer
Tilt hammer Tilt" ham`mer A tilted hammer; a heavy hammer, used in iron works, which is lifted or tilted by projections or wipers on a revolving shaft; a trip hammer. [1913 Webster]

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  • tilt hammer — n. a heavy drop hammer used in drop forging …   English World dictionary

  • tilt hammer — /ˈtɪlt hæmə/ (say tilt hamuh) noun a drop hammer used in forging, etc., consisting of a heavy head at one end of a pivoted lever …   Australian English dictionary

  • tilt hammer — a drop hammer used in forging, consisting of a heavy head at one end of a pivoted lever. [1740 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • tilt hammer — noun a heavy pivoted hammer used in forging, raised mechanically and allowed to drop on the metal being worked …   English new terms dictionary

  • tilt-hammer — n. Trip hammer …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • tilt hammer — noun : helve hammer …   Useful english dictionary

  • tilt-hammer — …   Useful english dictionary

  • tilt — tilt1 [tilt] vt. [ME tilten, to be overthrown, totter, prob. < OE * tieltan < tealt, shaky, unstable; akin to Swed tulta, to totter < IE base * del , to waddle, totter > Sans dulā, she who totters] 1. to cause to slope or slant; tip 2 …   English World dictionary

  • Tilt — Tilt, v. t. [OE. tilten, tulten, to totter, fall, AS. tealt unstable, precarious; akin to tealtrian to totter, to vacillate, D. tel amble, ambling pace, G. zelt, Icel. t[ o]lt an ambling pace, t[ o]lta to amble. Cf. {Totter}.] 1. To incline; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tilt — Tilt, n. 1. A thrust, as with a lance. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. A military exercise on horseback, in which the combatants attacked each other with lances; a tournament. [1913 Webster] 3. See {Tilt hammer}, in the Vocabulary. [1913 Webster] 4.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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