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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhammeringham‧mer‧ing /ˈhæmərɪŋ/ noun [singular, uncountable]  1 take a hammering/be given a hammering2 HITthe sound of someone hitting something with a hammer or with their hands There was a loud hammering at the door.
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hammeringThe pop music had been turned up quite loud now, and they were all hammering and banging away.But their attention was attracted to the sounds which arose in the background - a sort of confused hammering and shouting.I heard hammering outside the building.After much midnight hammering, a large wooden frame, covered in chicken wire with a drop down door was constructed.When the hammering stopped and they withdrew, it was noted that a rope hung from the cross-beam.The hammering began again, loud, insistent and irregular.The hammering of Jem and Eric followed him, as he rushed upstairs with the torch to Marius Steen's bedroom.
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