drumhead definition

  • noun:
    • Music the materials stretched over one end or either of both stops of a drum.
    • Nautical The circular top section of a capstan, accustomed hold pubs for switching.
    • alternate spelling of drum mind.
    • The parchment or skin stretched over one end of a drum.
    • The top of a capstan which can be pierced with sockets for levers found in turning it. See Illust. of Capstan.
    • The membrane stretched upon a drum, by striking that your tone is created.
    • the most effective part of a capstan, which will be pierced with some holes for the finishes of the levers or bars utilized to turn it round. See capstan.
    • In anatomy, the membrana tympani.
    • many different cabbage having a sizable rounded or flattened mind.
    • a membrane that's extended taut over a drum
  • adjective:
    • performed speedily and without formality

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