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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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Please handle the tuning forks and rubber mallets GENTLY
I suggested he use the rubber mallet to insert the screwdriver a little bit farther behind the lid to make sure we were past any sealant that might be holding it.
Bend silver-plated spoons and forks that are held in a vice with a rubber mallet to make hooks from the bowls of the spoons and the tines of the forks.
In addition Adam pleaded guilty to an incident at the Co-op store in Annan Road, Gretna, nearly two weeks earlier in which he shouted and swore at two members of staff, made threats of violence towards them, and recklessly struck a rubber mallet on the counter and brandished it at them.
KIT LIST To do this job you will need: A water butt (with stand, to raise it othe ground); water butt diverter kit, to match your downpipe; tape measure; spirit level; hack saw; drill with a 25mm bit; rubber mallet (or block of wood and a hammer); concrete paving slab and sharp sand (if tting on an uneven surface).
KIT LIST To do this job you will need: A water butt (with stand, to raise it off the ground); water butt diverter kit, to match your downpipe; tape measure; spirit level; hack saw; drill with a 25mm bit; rubber mallet (or block of wood and a hammer); concrete paving slab and sharp sand (if fitting on an uneven surface).
Mr Perks said: "The defendant approached the complainant and had a rubber mallet in his hand and struck the complainant to the head.
of trees some It'll fill Cracking the flags Use a builder's square and spirit level to position slabs evenly, then settle them down individually using a rubber mallet.
After checking how the throat(s) fit, use a plastic, wooden, or rubber mallet to drive the tube into the receiver until the throat(s) free up.
Elvis Kwiatkowski, 36, stood over him as Quye held a rubber mallet, it was claimed.
Alice says the key is to alternate between wetting the top and tapping on the mold with the rubber mallet until it seems like not all of the water is being absorbed and bubbles quit appearing (Photo 6).
All that's needed is a rubber mallet, meaning the units are ready to support heavy weights as soon as they are built.