Tilt-hammer

  • 1 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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  • 2 tilt hammer — n. a heavy drop hammer used in drop forging …

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  • 3 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 …

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

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

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  • 6 tilt-hammer — n. Trip hammer …

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  • 7 tilt hammer — noun : helve hammer …

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  • 8 tilt-hammer — …

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  • 9 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 …

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  • 10 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… …

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  • 11 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.… …

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  • 12 Tilt-mill — n. A mill where a tilt hammer is used, or where the process of tilting is carried on. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 tilt — v. & n. v. 1 intr. & tr. assume or cause to assume a sloping position; heel over. 2 intr. (foll. by at) strike, thrust, or run at, with a weapon, esp. in jousting. 3 intr. (foll. by with) engage in a contest. 4 tr. forge or work (steel etc.) with …

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  • 14 tilt — I. n. 1. Covering overhead, tent. 2. Awning, canopy. 3. Thrust, pass, allonge, lunge. 4. Encounter, combat (as a practice of arms). joust. 5. Slant (as of a barrel for discharging a liquor), slope, inclination, cant. 6. Tilt hammer …

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  • 15 hammer — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. strike, beat, drum, pound, ram. n. mallet, gavel, sledge. See impulse, repetition, instrumentality. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. maul, mallet, mace, club, gavel, sledge, peen, rammer, ram, flatter, nailer* …

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  • 16 Tilt — This unusual medieval surname is almost certainly occupational. It is a dialectally transposed variant spelling of the 12th century English Tyleman , a maker or fitter of tiles. Oddly the original Olde English meaning was an agricultural… …

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  • 17 Full tilt — 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] …

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  • 18 Trip hammer — A trip hammer (alt. helve hammer) is a massive powered hammer, usually raised by a cam and then released to fall under the force of gravity. Historically, trip hammers were often powered by a water wheel, known to be used in China as long ago as… …

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  • 19 trip-hammer — n. Tilt hammer, tilt …

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  • 20 Foot hammer — Foot Foot (f[oo^]t), n.; pl. {Feet} (f[=e]t). [OE. fot, foot, pl. fet, feet. AS. f[=o]t, pl. f[=e]t; akin to D. voet, OHG. fuoz, G. fuss, Icel. f[=o]tr, Sw. fot, Dan. fod, Goth. f[=o]tus, L. pes, Gr. poy s, Skr. p[=a]d, Icel. fet step, pace… …

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