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6 entries found for drum.
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Main Entry: 1drum
Pronunciation: primarystressdrschwam
Function: noun
1 : a musical percussion instrument consisting of a hollow cylinder with a thin layer of material (as animal skin or plastic) stretched over one or both ends that is beaten with a stick or with the hands
2 : the sound of a drum; also : a similar sound
3 : a drum-shaped object: as a : a cylindrical mechanical device or part b : a cylindrical container <oil drums> c : a disk-shaped ammunition container that may be attached to a firearm

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