Drum

The drum is a member of the percussion group of musical instruments. In the Hornbostel-Sachs classification system, it is a membranophone. Drums consist of at least one membrane, called a drumhead or drum skin, that is stretched over a shell and struck, either directly with the player`s hands, or with a drum stick, to produce sound. There is usua....
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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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(drum) tympanic membrane.
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(from droim, 'back') A ridge often separating two long narrow valleys; a long narrow ridge of drift or diluvial formation (OED).
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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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Drum

* Dome.
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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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noun a cylindrical metal container used for shipping or storage of liquids
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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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[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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[container] A drum is a cylindrical container used for shipping bulk cargo. Drums can be made of steel, dense paperboard (commonly called a fiber drum), or plastics, and are generally used for the transportation and storage of liquids and powders. Drums are often certified for shipment of dangerous goods. Shipped goods must be matched with ...
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[Magazine] Derek Jarman`s garden at Prospect Cottage, Dungeness, Kent. Photograph taken by User:Jasper33 ...
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[South African magazine] DRUM is a South African family magazine mainly aimed at Black readers containing market news, entertainment and feature articles. It has two sister magazines: Huisgenoot (aimed at White and Coloured Afrikaans-speaking readers) and YOU (aimed at demographically diverse South African English-speaking readers of differ...
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[Wales] Drum (ˈdrɨm) (Welsh: Y Drum = the ridge) is a summit in the Carneddau mountains in north Wales, 2 km north-east of Foel-fras. It is 770 m (2,526 ft) high. It is also known as Carnedd Penyborth-Goch. Its eastern slopes are drained by the Afon Tafolog, a tributary of Afon Roe which flows through the village of Rowen before joining t...
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[yacht] Drum is a maxi yacht formerly co-owned by lead singer of Duran Duran Simon le Bon and currently owned by Scottish businessman Sir Arnold Clark. ==Design== Drum was designed by Ireland-based boat-builder Ron Holland and built in Finland. Drum was purpose-designed and built to be sailed in the Whitbread Round the World Race. ==Le Bon ...
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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 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 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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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

A cylindrical wall which supports a dome.
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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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A mechanical device on which line is spooled or unspooled.
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a unit of volume sometimes used in the oil trade. The traditional standard drum of oil contains 55 U.S. gallons or about 208.198 liters. One 55-gallon drum equals 1.3095 barrels . In the metric world, drums of 200 liters, 205 liters, and 208 liters are in use as substitutes for the traditional size.
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Any of a class of percussion instruments consisting of a frame or hollow vessel of wood, metal, or earthenware with a membrane of hide or plastic stretched across one or both ends. Drums are usually sounded by striking the membrane with the hands, a stick, or pair of sticks. They are among the oldest instruments known and exist in a wide variety of...
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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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