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trip hammer

[′trip ‚ham·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A large power hammer whose head is tripped and falls by cam or lever action.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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