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English definition of “hammer”

hammer

noun [C] (SPORT)    /ˈhæm.ər/ US  //
a heavy metal ball attached to a chain that is thrown as part of a sports event the hammer the event or sport in which a hammer is thrown as far as possible: She qualified for the women's hammer final.
(Definition of hammer noun (SPORT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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