Sentence Examples with the word hammering

It was one thing to enjoy his company, but something other than companionship was hammering at the doors of her consciousness - something she didn't want to think about, because his job would be done in three more weeks.

He appeared to be alone, and she took a deep breath to still her hammering heart before emerging into the small clearing lit by the moon.

She looked up at Sasha, her heart hammering under his hungry look.

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By repeated hammering and polishing the expert obtains such control of the wood-grain pattern that its sinuosities and eddies seem to have developed symmetry without losing anything of their fantastic grace.

He adjusted her arm again and stepped back, hammering at her until she reacted the way he wanted.

The hull of an iron or steel ship is a magnet, and the distribution of its magnetism depends upon the direction of the ship's head when building, this result being produced by induction from the earth's magnetism, developed and impressed by the hammering of the plates and frames during the process of building.

These balls are next worked into merchantable shape, and the cinder is simultaneously expelled in large part, first by hammering them one at a time under a steam hammer (fig.

Her heart was hammering at his casual declaration.

Every man is the builder of a temple, called his body, to the god he worships, after a style purely his own, nor can he get off by hammering marble instead.

Castings were not trimmed by filing or grinding, but by small chisels and hammering (P.R.T.