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KK Pronunciation

〔 drʌm 〕


〔 drʌm 〕

Overview of noun drum

The noun drum has 6 senses

  • drum, membranophone, tympan -- (a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end)

  • drum -- (the sound of a drum; "he could hear the drums before he heard the fifes")

  • barrel, drum -- (a bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends)

  • drum, metal drum -- (a cylindrical metal container used for shipping or storage of liquids)

  • brake drum, drum -- (a hollow cast-iron cylinder attached to the wheel that forms part of the brakes)

  • drum, drumfish -- (small to medium-sized bottom-dwelling food and game fishes of shallow coastal and fresh waters that make a drumming noise)

Overview of verb drum

The verb drum has 3 senses

  • drum, beat, thrum -- (make a rhythmic sound; "Rain drummed against the windshield"; "The drums beat all night")

  • drum -- (play a percussion instrument)

  • cram, grind away, drum, bone up, swot, get up, mug up, swot up, bone -- (study intensively, as before an exam; "I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam")