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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Tympana (0.01050 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Tympana.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: tympana tympanum 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)] tympana See tympanum
English → English (gcide) Definition: Tympana 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.] 1. (Anat.) (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. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the naked, inflatable air sacs on the neck of the prairie chicken and other species of grouse. [1913 Webster] 3. (Arch.) (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. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]

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