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Waters:Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf coasts Description (in water): The smallest members of the drum family, croakers range from 1/2 lb. to 3 lbs. They are usually silvery in color; spotfin has a pale steel-blue cast and a characteristic black spot under the pectoral fin, while yellowfin has grayish-green sides with dark wavy lines and yellow scales. Description (in market): Lean white meat that's tender and full-flavored. The skin is edible. ...

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[American magazine] Drum (corporately styled DRUM) was an American LGBT-interest magazine based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Published monthly beginning in 1964 by the homophile activist group the Janus Society and edited by Clark Polak, Drum took its title from a quote by Henry David Thoreau: `If a man does not keep pace with his compani...
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A drum is a musical instrument of percussion, consisting either of a hollow cylinder, over each end of which is stretched a piece of skin or vellum, to be beaten with a stick; or of a metallic hemisphere (as in a kettle-drum) with a single piece of skin to be so beaten. The drum is the common instrument for marking time in martial music; one of the...
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The USS Drum was an American Gato Class submarine of 1525 tons displacement launched in 1941. The USS Drum had a top speed of 21 knots surfaced and carried a complement of between 65 and 74. She was armed with one 3 inch dual-purpose gun; two 20 mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft guns; six 21 inch bow torpedo tubes and four 21 inch stern torpedo tubes.
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A cylindrical wall which supports a dome.
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Any of a variety of fish named for the drumming or deep croaking noise they make. These fish are firm and low in fat. The drum family include the black croaker, black drum, hardhead, kingfish, and queenfish.
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[n] - the sound of a drum 2. [n] - a cylindrical metal container used for shipping or storage of liquids 3. [n] - a musical percussion instrument 4. [n] - small to medium-sized bottom-dwelling food and game fishes of shallow coastal and fresh waters that make a drumming noise 5. [v] - make a rhythmic sound 6. [v] - play t...
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Horizontal drum around which the ropes of a balanced incline were wound
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either a section from a cylindrical column, or the lower part of a dome.
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A cylindrical or polygonal wall which supports a dome. Also called a tambour. Also used to describe the cylindrical sections of stone that make up the shaft of a column. E
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Drum noun [ Confer Dutch trom , trommel , LG. trumme , German trommel , Danish tromme , Swedish trumma , Old High German trumba a trumpet, Icelandic pruma a clap of thunder, and as a verb, to thunder, Danish drum a booming sound, dr...
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Drum intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Drummed ; present participle & verbal noun Drumming .] 1. To beat a drum with sticks; to beat or play a tune on a drum. 2. To beat with the fingers, as with drumsticks;...
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Drum transitive verb 1. To execute on a drum, as a tune. 2. (With out ) To expel ignominiously, with beat of drum; as, to drum out a deserter or rogue from a camp, etc. 3. (With up ) To assemble by, or as by, beat of drum; to collect; to gather or draw b...
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1. To beat a drum with sticks; to beat or play a tune on a drum. ... 2. To beat with the fingers, as with drumsticks; to beat with a rapid succession of strokes; to make a noise like that of a beaten drum; as, the ruffed grouse drums with his wings. 'Drumming with his fingers on the arm of his chair.' (W. Irving) ... 3. To throb, as the heart. ... ...
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membranophone noun a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end
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drumfish noun small to medium-sized bottom-dwelling food and game fishes of shallow coastal and fresh waters that make a drumming noise
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noun the sound of a drum; `he could hear the drums before he heard the fifes`
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beat verb make a rhythmic sound; `Rain drummed against the windshield`; `The drums beat all night`
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verb play a percussion instrument
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noun a cylindrical metal container used for shipping or storage of liquids
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(drum) tympanic membrane.
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• (v. i.) To go about, as a drummer does, to gather recruits, to draw or secure partisans, customers, etc,; -- with for. • (n.) A tea party; a kettledrum. • (n.) A sheet iron radiator, often in the shape of a drum, for warming an apartment by means of heat received from a stovepipe, or a cylindrical receiver for steam, etc. • (v...
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(from the article `African literature`) ...medium of protest; among the most successful writers were Bloke Modisane, Todd Matshikiza, Es`kia Mphahlele, Richard Rive, Alex La Guma, and Can ... After working as features editor of the News Chronicle (1954–56) Hopkinson moved to Johannesburg, South Africa, to edit Drum (1958–61), ...
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in biology, any of about 160 species of fishes of the family Sciaenidae (order Perciformes); drums are carnivorous, generally bottom-dwelling fishes. ... [1 related articles]
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musical instrument, the sound of which is produced by the vibration of a stretched membrane (it is thus classified as a membranophone within the ... [18 related articles]
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