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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: kettledrum(0.01112 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to kettledrum.
English → English (WordNet)
n : a large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument
with a drumhead that can be tuned by adjusting the
tension on it [syn: kettle, tympanum, tympani, timpani]
English → English (gcide)
Kettledrum \Ket"tle*drum`\ (-dr[u^]m`), n.
1. (Mus.) A drum made of thin copper in the form of a
hemispherical kettle, with parchment stretched over the
mouth of it.
Note: Kettledrums, in pairs, were formerly used in martial
music for cavalry, but are now chiefly confined to
orchestras, where they are called tympani.
2. An informal social party at which a light collation is
offered, held in the afternoon or early evening. Cf.
Drum, n., 4 and 5.