Found 4 items, similar to drum.
English → Indonesian
drum, gendang, penggebuk
Indonesian → English
drum, oil drum
English → English
n 1: a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a
hollow cylinder with a membrane stretch across each end
2: the sound of a drum; “he could hear the drums before he
heard the fifes”
3: a bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends [syn: barrel
4: a cylindrical metal container used for shipping or storage
of liquids [syn: metal drum
5: a hollow cast-iron cylinder attached to the wheel that forms
part of the brakes [syn: brake drum
6: small to medium-sized bottom-dwelling food and game fishes
of shallow coastal and fresh waters that make a drumming
noise [syn: drumfish
v 1: make a rhythmic sound; “Rain drummed against the
; “The drums beat all night”
2: play a percussion instrument
3: study intensively, as before an exam; “I had to bone up on
my Latin verbs before the final exam”
, grind away
, bone up
, get up
, mug up
, swot up
English → English
, a. [L. sci[ae]na a kind of fish (fr.
Gr. ?) + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.)
Of or pertaining to the Sci[ae]nid[ae]
, a family of
carnivorous marine fishes which includes the meagre (Sciaena umbra
or Sciaena aquila
), and fish of the drum
families. The croaker
is so called because it may
make a croaking noise by use of its bladder; the Atlantic croaker
, formerly Micropogon undulatus
) and the squeteague are a members of the croaker
family, and the kingfish
is a drum.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
1. A swaying, irregular motion.
2. A burglar's or thief's booty; boodle. [Cant or Slang]
(a) A tramping bushman's luggage, rolled up either in
canvas or in a blanket so as to form a long bundle,
and carried on the back or over the shoulder; --
called also a bluey
, or a drum
(b) Any bundle of luggage similarly rolled up; hence,
luggage in general.
He tramped for years till the swag he bore
seemed part of himself. --Lawson.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
(v[=a]s or v[aum]z; 277), n. [F. vase; cf. Sp. & It.
vaso; fr. L. vas, vasum. Cf. Vascular
1. A vessel adapted for various domestic purposes, and
anciently for sacrificial uses; especially, a vessel of
antique or elegant pattern used for ornament; as, a
porcelain vase; a gold vase; a Grecian vase. See Illust.
of Portland vase
, under Portland
No chargers then were wrought in burnished gold,
Nor silver vases took the forming mold. --Pope.
(a) A vessel similar to that described in the first
definition above, or the representation of one in a
solid block of stone, or the like, used for an
ornament, as on a terrace or in a garden. See Illust.
(b) The body, or naked ground, of the Corinthian and
Composite capital; -- called also tambour
Note: Until the time of Walker (1791), vase was made to rhyme
with base,, case, etc., and it is still commonly so
pronounced in the United States. Walker made it to
rhyme with phrase, maze, etc. Of modern English
practice, Mr. A. J. Ellis (1874) says: ``Vase has four
pronunciations in English: v[add]z, which I most
commonly say, is going out of use, v["a]z I hear most
frequently, v[=a]z very rarely, and v[=a]s I only know
from Cull's marking. On the analogy of case, however,
it should be the regular sound.'' One wit has noted
that "a v[aum]z is a v[=a]z that costs more than $100."
--?, suggesting that the latter is considered a
3. (Bot.) The calyx of a plant.
1. One who croaks, murmurs, grumbles, or complains
unreasonably; one who habitually forebodes evil.
(a) A small American fish (Micropogon undulatus
), of the
(a) An American fresh-water fish (Aplodinotus grunniens
); -- called also drum
(c) The surf fish of California.
Note: When caught these fishes make a croaking sound; whence
the name, which is often corrupted into crocus.
, n. (Zo["o]l.)
Any fish of the family Sci[ae]nid[ae]
, which makes a loud
noise by means of its air bladder; -- called also drum
Note: The common drumfish (Pogonias chromis
) is a large
species, common south of New Jersey. The southern red
drum or red horse (Sci[ae]na ocellata
), and the
fresh-water drum or croaker (Aplodionotus grunniens
are related species.