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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.
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Finally, in March this year, Howes snapped and turned up at Mr Lycett's front door threatening to kill him before attacking him with the rubber mallet.
To tenderize the muscle, we should then break down the tissue with a wooden or rubber mallet, the same way abalone chefs pound them on the West Coast.
Panic-stricken Hugh McFall, 48, hanged himself after bludgeoning Susan, 56, and 18-year-old Francesca, 18 with a rubber mallet.
With the use of only a rubber mallet, you simply snap the rivets on the beams into place on the slotted angle posts and lay the shelves on the beams.
If the studs don't fit into the holes easily, your repairman should use a rubber mallet to tap the forward rails into place.
Use a rubber mallet to tap down the channel until you get the right level.
This noise sometimes emanates from A/C refrigerant subsystems and sounds like a soft rubber mallet striking the undercarriage of the vehicle.
Tap down until level with the proposed final level using a rubber mallet, and allowing for the direction of the fall away from the house.
He said Cullen taped her hands at the wrists and then attacked her head with a rubber mallet with such violence he made five holes in it.
Rotary tiller or spade * Rake * Carpenter's level * Tamper * Hose * Rubber mallet * Bench broom
He'd drink a quart of beer and he had a rubber mallet and he'd say, `here's the tempo, you little
Tools Use a builders' square and spirit level to position your slabs then tap them down gently with a rubber mallet so you don't damage or chip them.