Meaning of triphammer

trip•ham•mer

Pronunciation: (trip'ham"ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a heavy hammer raised and then let fall by means of some tripping device, as a cam.
—adj.
  1. of, resembling, or characteristic of the repetitive and forceful pounding of a triphammer: He was subjected to triphammer interrogation by the police detectives.
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