Cymbal

Cymbals are a common percussion instrument. Cymbals consist of thin, normally round plates of various alloys; see cymbal making for a discussion of their manufacture. The majority of cymbals are of indefinite pitch, although small disc-shaped cymbals based on ancient designs sound a definite note (see: crotales). Cymbals are used in many ensembles...
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Cymbal

• (n.) A musical instrument used by the ancients. It is supposed to have been similar to the modern kettle drum, though perhaps smaller. • (n.) A musical instrument used by gypsies and others, made of steel wire, in a triangular form, on which are movable rings. • (n.) A musical instrument of brass, shaped like a circular dish or a f...
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cymbal

noun a percussion instrument consisting of a concave brass disk; makes a loud crashing sound when hit with a drumstick or when two are struck together
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Cymbal

Cym'bal (sĭm'b a l). noun [ Middle English cimbale , simbale , Old French cimbale , French cymbale , Latin cymbalum , from Greek ky`mbalon , from ky`mbh , ky`mbos , anything hollow, hollow vessel, basin, akin to Sanskr...
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Cymbal

A piece of circular metal with a bell shape in the center used as part of a drum kit to create crashing or other glass like sounds. Cymbals can be created by using a hand hammering process or by using a lathe. Different types of cymbals include Crash, Ride, Splash, Hi-Hat, Bells, and Chinas.
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cymbal

Ancient percussion instrument of indefinite pitch. It consists of a shallow, circular brass dish suspended from the centre. They are either used in pairs clashed together or singly, struck with a beater. Crashed cymbals can be heard in Dvorak's first and eighth Slavonic Dances. Extensive use of cymbals is found in much 20th&#...
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cymbal

percussion instrument consisting of a circular flat or concave metal plate that is struck with a drumstick or is used in pairs struck glancingly ... [5 related articles]
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Cymbal

The cymbal is a brass musical instrument, and the oldest recorded known musical instrument. Generally it consists of a suspended brass disk or shallow bowl which is struck with a stick. In Britain, the cymbal was originally a military musical instrument, before becoming adopted as part of the orchestra and later becoming an integral part of the dru...
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cymbal

[n] - a percussion instrument consisting of a concave brass disk
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