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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument with a drumhead that can be tuned by adjusting the tension on it [syn: kettle, kettledrum, tympanum, tympani, timpani]

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variant of timpani

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var. of TIMPANI.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Tympano Tym"pa*no, n.; pl. Tympani. [It. timpano. See Tympanum.] (Mus.) A kettledrum; -- chiefly used in the plural to denote the kettledrums of an orchestra. See Kettledrum. [Written also timpano.]



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