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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Tympana(0.01050 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Tympana.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: the main cavity of the ear; between the eardrum and the
inner ear [syn: middle ear, tympanic cavity]
2: the membrane in the ear that vibrates to sound [syn: eardrum,
tympanic membrane, myringa]
3: a large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument
with a drumhead that can be tuned by adjusting the tension
on it [syn: kettle, kettledrum, tympani, timpani]
[also: tympana (pl)]
See tympanum English → English (gcide)
Tympanum \Tym"pa*num\, n.; pl. E. Tympanums, L. Tympana.
[L., a kettledrum, a drum or wheel in machines, the
triangular area in a pediment, the panel of a door, Gr. ?, ?,
fr. ? to strike, beat. See Type, and cf. Timbrel.]
(a) The ear drum, or middle ear. Sometimes applied
incorrectly to the tympanic membrane. See Ear.
(b) A chamber in the anterior part of the syrinx of birds.
2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the naked, inflatable air sacs on the
neck of the prairie chicken and other species of grouse.
(a) The recessed face of a pediment within the frame made
by the upper and lower cornices, being usually a
triangular space or table.
(b) The space within an arch, and above a lintel or a
subordinate arch, spanning the opening below the arch.
4. (Mech.) A drum-shaped wheel with spirally curved
partitions by which water is raised to the axis when the
wheel revolves with the lower part of the circumference
submerged, -- used for raising water, as for irrigation.