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  Words related to drum

Related / Similar Words: drumfish, brake drum, membranophone, tympan, metal drum, barrel, cram, grind away, bone up, swot, get up, mug up, swot up, bone, beat, thrum

 

Definition:
  • small to medium-sized bottom-dwelling food and game fishes of shallow coastal and fresh waters that make a drumming noise;
  • a hollow cast-iron cylinder attached to the wheel that forms part of the brakes;
  • a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretch across each end;
  • a cylindrical metal container used for shipping or storage of liquids;
  • the sound of a drum; "he could hear the drums before he heard the fifes";
  • a bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends;
  • study intensively, as before an exam; "I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam";
  • play a percussion instrument;
  • make a rhythmic sound; "Rain drummed against the windshield"; "The drums beat all night";

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    Hyponyms: striped drum, Equetus pulcher, jackknife-fish, Equetus lanceolatus, silver perch, mademoiselle, Bairdiella chrysoura, red drum, channel bass, redfish, Sciaenops ocellatus, bass drum, gran casa, bongo, bongo drum, snare drum, snare, side drum, tabor, tabour, tambour, tambourine, tenor drum, tom-tom, timbrel

     

    Grouped Verbs: cram, beat

     

    Part Meronyms: drum brake, drum brakes

     

    Derivational Morphology: swot, grind, nerd, wonk, dweeb, crammer, membranophone, tympan, drummer, drumming, rhythm, beat, musical rhythm

     

    Language Translations:
    Bosnian: bubanj and valjak   Croatian: bubanj and valjak  
    Danish: tromle and tromme   Finnish: pönttö and rumpu  
    French: tambour   German: Trommel  
    Hebrew: תוף   Icelandic: tromla and tromma  
    Italian: bidone   Japanese: 太鼓  
    Polish: bęben   Portuguese: tambor  
    Russian: барабан   Slovene: boben  
    Spanish: tambor   Vietnamese: trống  
     
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