"hammering" in the noun sense
1. hammer, pound, hammering, pounding
the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows
"the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard"
"the pounding of feet on the hallway"
"hammering" in the verb sense
beat with or as if with a hammer
"hammer the metal flat"
2. forge, hammer
create by hammering
"hammer the silver into a bowl"
"forge a pair of tongues"
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