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the end of a hammer head opposite the striking face, often rounded or wedge-shaped
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
The end of a hammer head with a hemispherical, wedge, or other shape; used to bend, indent, or cut.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The end of a hammer opposite the flat hammering face; may terminate in a cone-shaped, rounded, or sharply pointed face.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.