drop hammer
noun Date: circa 1864 a power hammer raised and then released to drop (as on metal resting on an anvil or die)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Drop hammer — Drop Drop (dr[o^]p), n. [OE. drope, AS. dropa; akin to OS. dropo, D. drop, OHG. tropo, G. tropfen, Icel. dropi, Sw. droppe; and Fr. AS. dre[ o]pan to drip, drop; akin to OS. driopan, D. druipen, OHG. triofan, G. triefen, Icel. drj[=u]pa. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Drop hammer — Hammer Ham mer (h[a^]m m[ e]r), n. [OE. hamer, AS. hamer, hamor; akin to D. hamer, G. & Dan. hammer, Sw. hammare, Icel. hamarr, hammer, crag, and perh. to Gr. a kmwn anvil, Skr. a[,c]man stone.] 1. An instrument for driving nails, beating metals …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Drop hammer — may refer to: Trip hammer, waterwheel raised drop hammer Steam drop hammer, variety of steam hammer See also Power hammer This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • Drop hammer — Drop hammer. См. Штамповочный молот. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • drop hammer — ☆ drop hammer n. 1. a machine for pounding metal into shape, with a heavy weight that is raised and then dropped on the metal 2. this weight * * * …   Universalium

  • Drop Hammer — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Thrash Metal Gründung 1989 Auflösung 1993 Website …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • drop hammer — ☆ drop hammer n. 1. a machine for pounding metal into shape, with a heavy weight that is raised and then dropped on the metal 2. this weight …   English World dictionary

  • drop-hammer — dropˈ hammˈer or dropˈ press noun A swaging, stamping or forging machine • • • Main Entry: ↑drop …   Useful english dictionary

  • drop hammer — forging hammer; hammer for striking up metal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • drop hammer — noun a large, heavy weight that is raised and allowed to drop, used in drop forging and piledriving …   English new terms dictionary

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