AskDefine | Define hammering

Dictionary Definition

hammering n : the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows); "the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard"; "the pounding of feet on the hallway" [syn: hammer, pound, pounding]

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English

Noun

  1. A period of being beaten or hammered.
    Repeated hammerings by the smith thins the metal and makes it tough.

Verb

hammering
  1. present participle of hammer
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