Translation of "hammer" - English-Spanish dictionary

hammer

noun uk /ˈhæm·ər/ us /ˈhæm·ər/

a tool with a heavy metal part at the top that you use to hit nails into something

martillo

(Translation of “hammer” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

hammer

noun /ˈhӕmə/

a tool with a heavy usually metal head, used for driving nails into wood, breaking hard substances etc

martillo
He accidentally hit his thumb with the hammer
a joiner’s hammer.

the part of a bell, piano, clock etc that hits against some other part, so making a noise.

macillo

in sport, a metal ball on a long steel handle for throwing.

martillo
give (someone) a hammering

to hammer (= beat) (a person)

dar una paliza
His father gave him a hammering for stealing.
hammer home

to make great efforts to make a person realize

insistir en algo
We’ll have to hammer home to them the importance of secrecy.
hammer out phrasal verb

to produce (an agreement etc) with a great deal of effort and discussion

lograr/conseguir (trabajosamente)
After several days of negotiations, they eventually hammered out a deal.

(Translation of “hammer” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)