Definition (noun): a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end

Definition (noun): the sound of a drum

Example: he could hear the drums before he heard the fifes

Definition (noun): a bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends

Definition (noun): a cylindrical metal container used for shipping or storage of liquids

Definition (noun): a hollow cast iron cylinder attached to the wheel that forms part of the brakes

Definition (noun): small to medium-sized bottom-dwelling food and game fishes of shallow coastal and fresh waters that make a drumming noise

Definition (verb): make a rhythmic sound

Example: Rain drummed against the windshield

Definition (verb): make a rhythmic sound

Example: The drums beat all night

Definition (verb): play a percussion instrument

Definition (verb): study intensively, as before an exam

Example: I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam

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