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bombo [bum.bu.] : drum (n.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: bombo: drum ]
Synonyms: tambol

Derivatives of bombo

n. (artifact)1. drum, membranophone, tympana musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end.
~ bass drum, gran casaa large drum with two heads; makes a sound of indefinite but very low pitch.
~ bongo, bongo druma small drum; played with the hands.
~ drumhead, heada membrane that is stretched taut over a drum.
~ percussion instrument, percussive instrumenta musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another.
~ side drum, snare drum, snarea small drum with two heads and a snare stretched across the lower head.
~ tabor, taboura small drum with one head of soft calfskin.
~ tamboura drum.
~ tambourinea shallow drum with a single drumhead and with metallic disks in the sides.
~ tenor drum, tom-tomany of various drums with small heads.
~ timbrelsmall hand drum similar to a tambourine; formerly carried by itinerant jugglers.
n. (event)2. drumthe sound of a drum.; "he could hear the drums before he heard the fifes"
~ soundthe sudden occurrence of an audible event.; "the sound awakened them"
n. (shape)3. barrel, druma bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends.
~ cylindera surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line.
n. (artifact)4. drum, metal druma cylindrical metal container used for shipping or storage of liquids.
~ vesselan object used as a container (especially for liquids).
n. (artifact)5. brake drum, druma hollow cast-iron cylinder attached to the wheel that forms part of the brakes.
~ drum brakehydraulic brake in which friction is applied to the inside of a spinning drum by the brake shoe.
~ cylindera surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line.
n. (animal)6. drum, drumfishsmall to medium-sized bottom-dwelling food and game fishes of shallow coastal and fresh waters that make a drumming noise.
~ sciaenid, sciaenid fishwidely distributed family of carnivorous percoid fishes having a large air bladder used to produce sound.
~ equetus pulcher, striped druma kind of drumfish.
~ equetus lanceolatus, jackknife-fishblack-and-white drumfish with an erect elongated dorsal fin.
~ bairdiella chrysoura, mademoiselle, silver perchsmall silvery drumfish often mistaken for white perch; found along coasts of United States from New York to Mexico.
~ channel bass, red drum, sciaenops ocellatus, redfishlarge edible fish found off coast of United States from Massachusetts to Mexico.
v. (perception)7. beat, drum, thrummake a rhythmic sound.; "Rain drummed against the windshield"; "The drums beat all night"
~ beatindicate by beating, as with the fingers or drumsticks.; "Beat the rhythm"
~ sound, gomake a certain noise or sound.; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"
v. (creation)8. drumplay a percussion instrument.
~ musicmusical activity (singing or whistling etc.).; "his music was his central interest"
~ playperform music on (a musical instrument).; "He plays the flute"; "Can you play on this old recorder?"
v. (cognition)9. bone, bone up, cram, drum, get up, grind away, mug up, swot, swot upstudy intensively, as before an exam.; "I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam"
~ cramprepare (students) hastily for an impending exam.
~ hit the books, studylearn by reading books.; "He is studying geology in his room"; "I have an exam next week; I must hit the books now"