Hammering sentence example

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  • She looked up at Sasha, her heart hammering under his hungry look.
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  • Her heart was hammering at his casual declaration.
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  • Heart hammering, she rose, took a deep breath, and waded into the warm water.
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  • Heart hammering, Lana rose to her tiptoes and gave him a light kiss on the lips.
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  • It was one thing to enjoy his company, but something other than companionship was hammering at the doors of her consciousness - something she didn't want to think about, because his job would be done in three more weeks.
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  • He turned away, eyes wide, trembling suddenly, heart hammering.
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  • The hull of an iron or steel ship is a magnet, and the distribution of its magnetism depends upon the direction of the ship's head when building, this result being produced by induction from the earth's magnetism, developed and impressed by the hammering of the plates and frames during the process of building.
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  • Most likely the forms of the tools were cast to begin with, and then finished and polished by fine hammering.
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  • With repeated hammering, drawing out and annealing, it gains much in strength and toughness, and the addition of a very minute quantity of carbon converts it into steel, less tough, but of the keenest hardness.
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  • These were worked by casting and hammering, and ornamented by inlay, gilding and enamels with the greatest possible skill.
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  • Balancing ourselves on the ladder and hammering over our heads proved incredibly difficult.
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  • Apart from this, the act of hammering and carving these strange monoliths also injects a form of energy which will be discussed later.
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  • Then using a ball pein hammer, form the end of the rivet by carefully hammering to mushroom it out.
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  • In Arcadia, when I was there, I did not see any hammering stone.
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  • Every man is the builder of a temple, called his body, to the god he worships, after a style purely his own, nor can he get off by hammering marble instead.
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  • It depends on what you hear; hammering and knocking--that's bad; but a sound of shifting grain is good and one sometimes hears that, too.
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  • They play by hammering down on the strings with their nails and picking with their fingertips.
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  • Not only will they be able to give you recommendations about what type of lumber to use, but they can give you construction techniques that can be of real use when you get down to sawing and hammering your new creation!
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  • Using a divorce lawyer can be especially helpful when hammering out child custody agreements.
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  • Traditional eyelet setters require a hammer to flatten your eyelet, while silent setters such as the Crop-A-Dile use a special punching mechanism to eliminate the need for noisy hammering.
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  • Lift the window, set it in place and secure the window temporarily by hammering a two-inch galvanized roofing nail through the corner of the nailing fin.
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  • On the outside of the house, use the level to make sure the top of the window is level and anchor the window in place by hammering another nail in the lower, opposite corner.
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  • If everything is level and square, head back outside and secure the window to the house by hammering nails around the nailing fin.
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  • Examples of such occurrences include rapping, hammering, a piano being played and, most disturbingly, the smell of rotting flesh.
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  • Growing a new fat roll with protein calories is like building a house by hammering out the pieces from a granite rock, while sugar calories are like a neat stack of bricks -- just add mortar and you can start assembling at your leisure.
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  • The barn was far enough from the house so he would not hear our hammering.
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  • She crawled on her knees to Toby, heart hammering and hands shaking as she rolled him onto his back.
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  • Jenn shook her thoughts away, her heart hammering with both anticipation of seeing him again and fear.
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  • He adjusted her arm again and stepped back, hammering at her until she reacted the way he wanted.
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  • But as it was laid in cast-iron chairs the lower table was exposed to damage under the hammering of the traffic, and thus was liable to be rendered useless as a running surface.
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  • When it is mechanically hardened by hammering, rolling or wire-drawing its permeability may be greatly diminished, especially under a moderate magnetizing force.
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  • According to Prechtl, the ordinary metals, in regard to the degree of facility or perfection with which they can be hammered flat on the anvil, rolled out into sheet, or drawn into wire, form the following descending series: Hammering.
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  • It has in general one value for the powdery metal as obtained by reduction of the oxide in hydrogen below the melting point of the metal, another for the metal in the state which it assumes spontaneously on freezing, and this latter value, in general, is modified by hammering, rolling, drawing, &c. These mechanical operations do not necessarily add to the density; stamping, it is true, does so necessarily, but rolling or drawing occasionally causes a diminution of the density.
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  • In fine work the apex of the blister is ground off before the linal hammering.
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  • By repeated hammering and polishing the expert obtains such control of the wood-grain pattern that its sinuosities and eddies seem to have developed symmetry without losing anything of their fantastic grace.
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  • Another feat of his was to apply a lining of silver to a shakudo box by shaping and hammering only, the fit being so perfect that the lining clung like paper to every part of the box.
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  • During this period the Salii took part in certain other festivities: the Equirria (Ecurria) on the i 4th, a chariot race in honour of Mars on the Campus Martius (in later times called Mamuralia, in honour of Mamurius), at which a skin was beaten with staves in imitation of hammering; the Quinquatrus on the 19th, a one-day festival, at which the shields were cleansed; the Tubilustrium on the 23rd, when the trumpets of the priests were purified.
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  • Square pieces of metal were also cut from cast bars, converted into round disks by hammering and then struck between dies.
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  • Varin in 1640 and the practice of hammering was forbidden in 1645.3 In England the new machinery was tried in London in 1561, but abandoned soon afterwards; it was finally adopted in 1662, although the old pieces continued in circulation until 1696.
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  • On the 3rd of June at Cold Harbor (q.v.) took place the last of Grant's "hammering" battles in the open fields.
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  • Introduced into England by one Eloye Mestrel in 1561, it was used for twelve years, and was then abandoned owing to the opposition of the mint officials to Mestrel, who was executed for counterfeiting and striking money outside the precincts of the Tower of London; but it was again introduced by one Peter Blondeau in 1662, when it permanently superseded hammering.
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  • The second is by casting it into a large rough block called an " ingot," and rolling or hammering this out into the desired shape.
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  • Forging proceeds by beating or squeezing the piece under treatment from its initial into its final shape, as for instance by hammering a square ingot or bloom first on one corner and then on another until it is reduced to a cylindrical shape as shown at A in fig.
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  • Corps was now hammering against the Italian 34th Div., whose position was precarious, and although Etna's Val Sugana troops had held their own against various tentative attacks, they were withdrawn to the second line of defence.
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  • They wore leather aprons faced with brass, their ears plugged with rags against the noise of the hammering.
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  • Some hammering would be required to pass the constriction.
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  • They say that when we've finished hammering them, we're to receive double kits!
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  • Sofia's words freed them from deep within his mind, and Dusty's hammering at the facts made it impossible for him to silence them as he wanted to.
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  • Katie rose, heart hammering.
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  • He appeared to be alone, and she took a deep breath to still her hammering heart before emerging into the small clearing lit by the moon.
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  • She went still, heart hammering.
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