tambour

  1. a frame made of two hoops; used for embroidering
  2. a drum

tambour

1A flexible shutter used for roll-top desk lids and sliding doors for cupboards. Tambour covers are made from narrow slats of wood glued to a canvas or linen backing, and were developed in France in the iSthC. 2 A pair of wooden hoops that form a frame to hold embroidery while it is being worked on. The resulting design, stitched in a continuous li …...

tambour

[n] - a frame made of two hoops 2. [n] - a drum
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Tambour

Tam'bour noun 1. (Mus.) A kind of small flat drum; a tambourine. 2. A small frame, commonly circular, and somewhat resembling a tambourine, used for stretching, and firmly holding, a portion of cloth that is to be embroidered; also, the embroidery done upon such a frame; -- called...
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Tambour

Tam'bour transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Tamboured ; present participle & verbal noun Tambouring .] To embroider on a tambour.
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tambour

1. A kind of small flat drum; a tambourine. ... 2. A small frame, commonly circular, and somewhat resembling a tambourine, used for stretching, and firmly holding, a portion of cloth that is to be embroidered; also, the embroidery done upon such a frame; called also, in the latter sense, tambour work. ... 3. Same as Drum. ... 4. A work usually in t...
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tambour

noun a drum
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tambour

embroidery hoop noun a frame made of two hoops; used for embroidering
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Tambour

• (n.) A work usually in the form of a redan, to inclose a space before a door or staircase, or at the gorge of a larger work. It is arranged like a stockade. • (n.) A kind of small flat drum; a tambourine. • (n.) Same as Drum, n., 2(d). • (v. t.) To embroider on a tambour. • (n.) A shallow metallic cup or drum, with a thin...
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tambour

embroidery worked on material that has been stretched taut on a tambour frame, which consists of two wooden hoops, one slightly larger than the ...
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Tambour

A vertical implementation of a roll-top desk's flexible drawdown cover made of 'tambours,' which is made up of a succession of narrow strips of flat wood glued to a stiff backing such as canvas.
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Tambour

A tambour is a device used in embroidery. It is comprised of two hoops which fit closely one inside the other. Fabric is stretched over the tambour which then holds it fast so that it may be embroidered.
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Tambour

In fortifications a tambour is a work usually in the form of a redan, to enclose a space before a door or staircase, or at the gorge of a larger work. It was arranged like a stockade.
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tambour

Type: Term Pronunciation: tahm-būr′ Definitions: 1. The recording part of a graphic apparatus, such as a sphygmograph, consisting of a membrane stretched across the open end of a cylinder and the recording stylus attached to it.
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Tambour

French side drum, similar to English Tabor, the term covers other types of drum also.
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tambour

Also - a pair of wooden hoops that form a frame to hold embroidery while it is being worked on. The resulting design, stitched in a continuous line of cross-stitches, is known as tambour work and was used to decorate white muslin dresses and accessories, c1780-1850.
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Tambour

[guitar technique] Tambour (also called tambor, tamboro or tambora, written in music as tamb.), is a technique used in Flamenco guitar and classical guitar which is designed to emulate the sound of a snare drum (Span. tambor). It is achieved by using a flat part of the hand, usually the side of the outstretched right thumb, or also the edge...
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Tambour

In classical architecture, a tambour (Fr.: `drum`) is the inverted bell of the Corinthian capital around which are carved acanthus leaves for decoration.{sfn|Chisholm|1911|p=388} The term also applies to the wall of a circular structure, whether on the ground or raised aloft on pendentives and carrying a dome (also known as a tholobate), and to .....
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Tambour

Flexible sliding doors or pull down front for a roll top desk; constructed from narrow pieces of wood glued to a fabric such as canvas.
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tambour

sloping buttress or fortification
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