ball peen hammer

A hammer with two ends on the head. One is round and the other is flat. They are best used for hammering and shaping metal. Also spelled "ball pien"

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • ball-peen hammer — [bôl′pēn΄] n. a hammer with one end of the head rounded and the other end flat: see HAMMER, illus …   English World dictionary

  • Ball-peen hammer — A 15 (380 mm) ball peen hammer. A ball peen (also spelled pein and pane[1]) hammer, also known as a machinist s hammer, is a type of peening hammer used in metalworking. It is distinguished from a point peen hammer or chisel peen hammer by havin …   Wikipedia

  • ball peen hammer — noun : a machinist s hammer having a head with a cylindrical convex faced surface at one end and a ball peen at the other * * * ball peen hammer, a hammer the head of which has a rounded end opposite its face, used especially by machinists …   Useful english dictionary

  • ball-peen hammer — ball′ peen ham mer [[t]ˈbɔlˌpin[/t]] n. bui a hammer with a hemispherical peen(ball′ peen ) for beating metal …   From formal English to slang

  • ball-peen hammer — /bawl peen / a hammer having a hemispherical peen (ball peen) for beating metal. See illus. under hammer. * * * …   Universalium

  • ball-peen hammer — hammer with a flat striking head on one side and a rounded head on the other (used primarily in metalworking) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ball-peen hammer — noun Date: circa 1876 a hammer having a hemispherical peen at one end of its head …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ball-peen hammer — noun A hammer having, besides the normal flat head, an opposite, rounded or peening head. Syn: engineers hammer, machinists hammer …   Wiktionary

  • ball-peen hammer — noun a hammer with one round and one flat end; used in working metal • Hypernyms: ↑hammer …   Useful english dictionary

  • ball pien hammer — A hammer with two ends on the head. One is round and the other is flat. They are best used for hammering and shaping metal. Also spelled ball peen …   Dictionary of automotive terms


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