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drum

 
 
pronunciation:
druhm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an instrument for playing music that has a hollow round shape and a tight covering over an open end. You play a drum by hitting its surface with your hands or sticks.
As we walked toward the parade, we could hear the beat of the drums.
 
definition 2: a round container with a flat top and bottom.
The oil is stored in drums.
 
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