mallet

(redirected from Rubber hammer)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Related to Rubber hammer: Rubber mallet

mallet

(mal′ĕt)
1. In dentistry, a hammer-like tool to condense direct filling gold.
2. In orthopedics, a small hammer.
3. Malleus.

mallet,

n a hammering instrument.
mallet, hard,
n a small hammer with a leather-, rubber-, fiber-, or metal-faced head; used to supply force or to supplement hand force for the compaction of foil or amalgam and to seat cast restorations.

mallet

a heavy-headed surgical instrument used for driving a bone chisel.

Kirk mallet
a mallet with a solid bronze head.
References in periodicals archive ?
The bright lights of Olympic glory felt a million miles away for Webb as she struggled through the dark winter at Meadowbank Stadium where the loss of a set of floodlights limited her to the bizarre training regime with the rubber hammer.
My understanding then of Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew was bad-tempered woman meets bad-tempered man and bashes him on the head with a rubber hammer.
He explained the problem and, to my horror, they vigorously bashed the port wing aileron with rubber hammers.
He's made the Statue of Liberty disappear and walked through the Great Wall of China, a piece of trickery later recreated on the Vegas stage in the somewhat scaled-down form of a large sheet of metal which audience members tested by whacking it with rubber hammers.
Around 300 kids, aged from five to 17, took part in Braemar, Aberdeenshire, over the weekend, tossing foam cabers and throwing rubber hammers.
You didn't get blokes in rainbow glasses running around like maniacs hitting each other over the head with rubber hammers.