jackhammer definition

  • noun:
    • A hand-held device for drilling rock and separating pavement, run by compressed air.
    • A portable percussive saw that combines a hammer and chisel accustomed drill or break hard matter, for-instance stone or concrete.
    • a hammer having a very good metal cutting blade, driven by compressed-air in numerous rapid shots, and useful for slicing through pavement, concrete, or any other hard substances.
    • a hammer driven by compressed-air
  • verb:
    • to utilize a jackhammer.

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