That part of a clock which strikes upon the bell to indicate the hour.
The padded mallet of a piano, which strikes the wires, to produce the tones.
That part of a gunlock which strikes the percussion cap, or firing pin; the cock; formerly, however, a piece of steel covering the pan of a flintlock musket and struck by the flint of the cock to ignite the priming.
To strike repeated blows, literally or figuratively.
With bells, an exterior striking agent of metal, pivoting from above, which is usually activated mechanically.
A component part of the firing mechanism which strikes the firing-pin, primer or percussion cap.
The item on the gun that would lay under your thumb when pulling the trigger.
(n.) The part of a gun's mechanism which, after being cocked, flies (usually) forward to strike the firing pin or primer, thus firing the gun.
the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled
a striker that is covered in felt and that causes the piano strings to vibrate
a handheld tool used to strike another object
a pistol-shooting technique used at short range wherein the handgunner fires twice with only one sight picture
In most guns the part that smacks the valve to release the gas that fires the ball.
A part inside the gun that hits the firing pin and creates a series of actions which eventually fire the bullet.
The hammer on a revolver or lever action rifle is located at the rear of the receiver or frame at some point behind the cartridge or percussion cap. The hammer may be hidden on some guns like shotguns and automatic pistols. The trigger releases the cocked hammer, which causes it to accelerate forward and strike the firing pin or cartridge primer. This fires the cartridge.
A lever that is swung around by spring pressure to strike the firing pin of a weapon.
The part of the action that falls against the firing pin when the trigger is pulled.
of a piano, that part of the mechanism that strikes the strings to produce the tone; a wooden shaft with a compressed-felt tip.
Metal cylindrical piece (two-cylinders put together) that strikes the valve.
A wooden mallet covered with felt used to strike the strings to produce sounds.
Steel or brass element used in movements provided with a repeater or alarm sonnerie (s.). It strikes a gong (s.) or bell (s).
The part of the action that drives the firing pin forward.
Also known as The lower bolt or the striker. This component, when released from the cocked position, strikes the valve assembly and forces it open. When this striking of the valve assembly by the hammer occurs, CO2 is allowed to pass through the valve assembly from the gas source to the paintgun barrel.
The part of the action which drives the firing pin to strike the primer in a cartridge gun, OR, The part of the action which carries the flint for a Flintlock gun, OR, The part of the action which strikes the cap in a Percussion gun: see Serpent below for Matchlock guns.
Part that is lifted and then released to strike a gong or bell in a striking or chiming clock.
The hammer of a firearm was given its name for both resemblance and functional similarity to the common tool. The function of the hammer is to strike the firing pin in a firearm, which in turn detonates the impact-sensitive cartridge primer.