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drum1 British & World English

A percussion instrument sounded by being struck with sticks or the hands, typically cylindrical, barrel-shaped, or bowl-shaped, with a taut membrane over one or both ends

drum2 British & World English

A long, narrow hill, especially one separating two parallel valleys

drum3 British & World English

A fish that makes a drumming sound by vibrating its swim bladder, found mainly in estuarine and shallow coastal waters

bass drum British & World English

A large drum of indefinite low pitch

side drum British & World English

A small drum in the form of a short cylinder with a membrane at each end, the upper one being struck with hard sticks and the lower one often fitted with rattling cords or wires (snares)

drum kit British & World English

A set of drums, cymbals, and other percussion instruments, used with drumsticks in jazz and popular music. The most basic components are a foot-operated bass drum, a snare drum, a suspended cymbal, and one or more tom-toms

drum pad British & World English

An electronic device with one or more flat pads which imitate the sounds of a drum kit when struck

drum roll British & World English

A rapid succession of beats sounded on a drum, often used to introduce an announcement or event

war drum British & World English

A drum beaten as a summons or an accompaniment to battle

kick drum British & World English

A bass drum played using a pedal

oil drum British & World English

A metal drum used for transporting oil

brake drum British & World English

A broad, very short cylinder attached to a wheel, against which the brake shoes press in a drum brake

drum brake British & World English

A type of vehicle brake in which brake shoes press against the inside of a drum on the wheel

drum major British & World English

A non-commissioned officer commanding the drummers of a regimental band

steel drum British & World English

A percussion instrument originating in Trinidad, made out of an oil drum with one end beaten down and divided by grooves into sections to give different notes

tassa drum British & World English

A large one-sided Indian goatskin drum, typically hung from the neck and played with two sticks

water drum British & World English

A West African instrument played by striking a bowl or gourd floating upside down in a pail of water

drum machine British & World English

A programmable electronic device able to imitate the sounds of a drum kit

talking drum British & World English

One of a set of West African drums, each having a different pitch, which are beaten to transmit a tonal language

drum majorette British & World English

The female leader of a marching band, who often twirls a baton

drum and bass British & World English

A type of dance music characterized by bare instrumentation consisting largely of electronic drums and bass, originating in Britain during the early 1990s

beat the drum of British & World English

Be ostentatiously in support of

drum someone out British & World English

Expel or dismiss someone with ignominy from a place or institution

drum something up British & World English

Attempt to obtain something by canvassing or soliciting

drum something into British & World English

Make (someone) learn something by constant repetition

drum someone out in drum1 British & World English

Expel or dismiss someone with ignominy from a place or institution

drum something up in drum1 British & World English

Attempt to obtain something by canvassing or soliciting

drum something home in drum1 British & World English

another way of saying drum something into.

drum something into in drum1 British & World English

Make (someone) learn something by constant repetition

beat the drum of in drum1 British & World English

Be ostentatiously in support of

eardrum British & World English

The membrane of the middle ear, which vibrates in response to sound waves; the tympanic membrane

humdrum British & World English

Lacking excitement or variety; boringly monotonous

drumhead British & World English

The membrane or skin of a drum

conga drum in conga British & World English

A tall, narrow, low-toned drum beaten with the hands

kettledrum British & World English

A large drum shaped like a bowl, with a membrane adjustable for tension (and so pitch) stretched across

snare drum in snare British & World English

A drum fitted with snares; a side drum

black drum in drum3 British & World English

A fish that makes a drumming sound by vibrating its swim bladder, found mainly in estuarine and shallow coastal waters

drum family in drum3 British & World English

A fish that makes a drumming sound by vibrating its swim bladder, found mainly in estuarine and shallow coastal waters

drum English Thesaurus

the steady drum of raindrops

drum English-Spanish

tambor masculine

drum up English-Spanish

conseguir*, obtener*

bass drum English-Spanish

bombo masculine

drum into English-Spanish

to drum sth into sb o sb's head

drum kit English-Spanish

batería feminine

side drum English-Spanish

tambor masculinecon bordón


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