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claw hammer

[′klȯ ‚ham·ər]
(design engineering)
A woodworking hammer with a flat working surface and a claw to pull nails.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

claw hammer

A carpenter’s hammer with a flat striking face; the other end of the head is curved, and divided into two claws for pulling nails.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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