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steam hammer

noun
1.
a hammer for forging, operated by steam.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
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Examples for steam hammer
  • Few inventions have done more to revolutionize labor than that of the steam hammer.
  • All the while the old certainties seemed to have been squashed flat by the steam hammer, steamboat, and steam train.
  • Describe the phenomenon of water hammer, pressure spike, and steam hammer.

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