Translation of drum in Spanish:
- 1 (Music) 1.1 to beat the drum for something1.2anunciar or pregonar algo con bombos y platillos or (Spain) a bombo y platilloalso: 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) 2.2 (machine part) a revolving drumun tambor giratorioExample sentences2.3 (spool)
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 -mm-
- (table/floor)to drum one's fingerstamborilear 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 -mm-
- 1.1 (Music)1.2 (vibrate)tocar el tambor(sound)Example sentences
Example sentences1.3 (beat, tap)
- 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.
(person)dar golpecitos(rain/hail/hooves)Example sentences
- 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.
- 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.
- to drum something into somebody o somebody's head
- she's trying to drum up enthusiasm for the scheme
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