Definitions for drum

Definitions for (noun) drum

Main entry: drum, drumfish

Definition: small to medium-sized bottom-dwelling food and game fishes of shallow coastal and fresh waters that make a drumming noise

Main entry: brake drum, drum

Definition: a hollow cast-iron cylinder attached to the wheel that forms part of the brakes

Main entry: drum, tympan, membranophone

Definition: a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end

Main entry: metal drum, drum

Definition: a cylindrical metal container used for shipping or storage of liquids

Main entry: drum

Definition: the sound of a drum

Usage: he could hear the drums before he heard the fifes

Main entry: drum, barrel

Definition: a bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends

Definitions for (verb) drum

Main entry: bone, bone up, grind away, get up, drum, cram, swot, swot up, mug up

Definition: study intensively, as before an exam

Usage: I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam

Main entry: drum

Definition: play a percussion instrument

Main entry: thrum, beat, drum

Definition: make a rhythmic sound

Usage: Rain drummed against the windshield; The drums beat all night

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