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drum machine Syllabification: drum ma·chine

Definition of drum machine in English:

noun

A programmable electronic device able to imitate the sounds of a drum kit.
Example sentences
  • I got a job at the Empire State Building, and with the money I was able to buy a drum machine and a sequencer.
  • Give him a synth and a drum machine and he's content.
  • Considering The Kills are just a duo who rely on guitars and a drum machine, it's easy to assume they have a limited life span.

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