Translation of drum in Spanish:
- 1 (Music) 1.1 to beat the drum for somethinganunciar or pregonar algo con bombos y platillosanunciar or pregonar algo a bombo y platillo (Spain)1.2also: drums plural(in band) with Buddy Rich on drumscon Buddy Rich en (la) bateríaExample sentences
- Intensity and loudness increases by the middle of the movement, with some sharp attacks by the strings, with drums and syncopated rhythms.
- While the 72nd Sutton Music Festival will benefit from a grant of £300 to enable organisers to set up a new section for drums and keyboard musicians.
- Jazz bands without drums or bass oblige the remaining participants to be extremely industrious.
- 2 2.1 (container)Example sentences2.2 (machine part) a revolving drum
un tambor giratorioExample sentences2.3 (spool)
- Though barrels may be close to extinct, companies still ship some oil in 55-gallon steel drums.
- Inside the drum's body is a padlocked hatch into which the money falls.
- Inside the bottomless drum are mixed items waiting to be sorted, treasures waiting to be uncovered.
- Instead they may show excessive interest in repetitive activities, such as lining up their toys or watching the washing machine drum rotate for an extended period of time.
- Mohsan likened clock speeds to the RPM's of washing machine drums.
- Our baits were stored in large metal washing machine drums that we had shipped out specifically for the purpose, this kept them in superb condition.
- 4 (Architecture)Example sentences
- Foster and Partners' solution was to clad the circular drum with limestone to match the courtyard walls.
- Portions of this platform could then be removed in stages to allow the drum of the dome to be constructed through the platform.
- Sydney's brick drum, which was never intended to be seen from the outside, is being given a Portland stone skin.
- Today several column drums and capitals are to be found in GD 80.
- The Corinthian pronaos surmounted by a drum in Juvarra's design for the facade was only added in the 19th century.
transitive verb present participle drumming past tense, past participle drummed
- (table/floor)to drum one's fingers
golpeteartamborilear con los dedosExample sentences
- Ava sat on the edge of the bed, twirling her hair around her fingers, and Damien drummed his feet against the headboard.
- I was there a minute or two, just tapped my feet nervously and drumming my fingers on the steering wheel to some unknown beat.
- She drummed her fingers impatiently against the smooth surface of the table, eyes watching the baristas as they made drink after drink.
intransitive verb present participle drumming past tense, past participle drummed
- 1 (Music)tocar el tamborExample sentences
- Both performances drew heavily on Melanesian sounds - interspersed with high energy chanting, drumming and dancing.
- They work at festivals, so there are lots of people that can help out with drumming and energy work while they do their thing.
- This was the real deal too - none of your tourist queso malarkey, just a bunch of locals sitting around, strumming and drumming and clapping and singing.
- 2 (vibrate)(sound)
- Her voice was quaking, panicked in a way that sent my blood drumming in my ears.
- He had natural rhythm and he'd drum on pots and pans.
- She hadn't been this close to him in a long time, so close she could hear his heart drumming by her ear, feel the rhythm of his breathing.
- A buzzard, high above, hung on the thermals and the sound of drumming snipe reminded me that this, after all, was summer.
- The next morning, drumming snipe provide my wake-up call, and, in soft sunshine, I wander down to the shore.
- Other breeding waders include 19 drumming snipe, 3 pairs of dunlin and 4 pairs of ringed plover.
- to drum something into somebody or somebody's head
- she's trying to drum up enthusiasm for the scheme
hacerle aprender algo a alguien a fuerza de repetírselo
hacerle aprender algo a alguien a fuerza de machacárselo [colloquial]she has had it drummed into her that she mustn't …
le han hecho aprender a fuerza de repetírselo que no debe …
le han hecho aprender a fuerza de machacárselo que no debe … [colloquial]
está tratando de despertar entusiasmo por el plan
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