English to Afrikaans Meaning :: gavel

Gavel :
- hamergavels

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Noun(1) a small mallet used by a presiding officer or a judge

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(1) The judge banged his gavel , dismissing the court for lunch.(2) Weeping family members of deceased on behalf of the accused also wept in joy as the gavel hit and the judge proclaimed that he would not allow another appeal of the case.(3) When the auctioneer banged his gavel for the last time, the auction had raised over 100,000 baht.(4) The judge banged on the table again, wielding the gavel like Thor's hammer, this time with a note of finality that echoed in the spacious room.(5) The judge slams down his gavel and stands up as the audience becomes alive with controversy.(6) With members of Congress itching to gavel their lame duck session to a close, the biggest hurdle remains a catch-all spending bill that's now weeks overdue.(7) He rose from his chair and lifted his gavel , apparently intending to enforce the Senate rule against public demonstrations.(8) Then, with a final stroke of his gavel , the auctioneer declared that the auction was over.(9) I wasn't sure what was happening as the judge banged his gavel on the bench and the court was adjourned.(10) Maybe that's why the young Scottish playwright talks so fast and loose about his work, chattering like a set of joke teeth, spattering out anecdotes and theories like an auctioneer whose own mindset is under the gavel .(11) When the auctioneer lowered his gavel , the room erupted in applause.(12) The warning didn't register with one windbag, and the committee members signaled the emcee to gavel the person off the dais.(13) The silence was broken by the gavel pounding on the judge's perch.(14) The judge banged his gavel several times to demand silence, but he couldn't be heard above the noise that was increasing by the minute.(15) There's the buzz of bidding against other interested people, the tension of waiting to see if they'll raise their offer, and the joy of being the winner when the auctioneer bangs his gavel .(16) Hushed whispers erupted within the courtroom and the judge slammed his gavel down to bring order once again.
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Different Forms
gavel, gavels
Word Example from TV Shows

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Unfortunately, my official gavel
is in my bedroom.

Unfortunately, my official GAVEL is in my bedroom.

The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 21

But luckily, I have my travel gavel.

But luckily, I have my travel GAVEL.

The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 21

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