hammer-v; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: hit with or as if with a hammer, often repeatedly

After much fussing, he hammered in two thin pitons thirty feet up.
With two outs in the third, he hammered a pitch from the Potomac starter.
He hammered down walls of injustice.
My third-grade teacher hammered the times tables into my head.

VerbNet: funnel-9.3-1-1,hit-18.1-1,bump-18.4-1
FrameNet: Cause_harm
PropBank: hammer.01,hammer.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
hammer_in 1

Sense Number 2: create by hammering

And upon this shield he hammered out images that were a wonder to men.
He hammered out the President's heads on Mt. Rushmore.

VerbNet: build-26.1
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: hammer.03
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: discuss vehemently and create an agreement

Commentary: Is: HAMMER OUT

The couple reportedly have hammered out a prenuptial agreement.
A global cyber-crime treaty has been hammered out.
A farm bill will be hammered out in the coming months.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: hammer.04
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
hammer_out 1