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jackhammernoun [C]

uk   /ˈdʒækˌhæm.ər/  us   // US
(Definition of jackhammer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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jackhammernoun [C]

 us   /ˈdʒækˌhæm·ər/
a ​powerfultool, ​held in the ​hands and ​operated by ​airpressure, that is used for ​breaking hard ​surfaces such as ​rock and ​roads
(Definition of jackhammer from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “jackhammer”
in Chinese (Simplified) 风钻…
in Chinese (Traditional) 風鑽…
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