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drum / tambor
 
drum   [drʌm]
A. -noun
1. (music)   tambor (m)
·to play (the) drums
·tocar la batería
a. to beat or bang the drum for something/somebody   dar bombo a algo/somebody, someone,   anunciar algo/a somebody, someone a bombo y platillo
2. (=container)   (for oil)   bidónoun (m)   (technical)
(=cylinder, machine part)   tambor (m)
3. (anatomy)   also eardrum   tímpano (m)
B. -transitive verb
·to drum one'noun fingers on the table
·tamborilear con los dedos sobre la mesa
·to drum something into somebody
(figurative)   meter algo a somebody, someone en la cabeza por la fuerza
·I had it drummed into me as a child
·de niño me hicieron comprender eso a la fuerza or a fuerza de repetírmelo
C. -intransitive verb
(music)   tocar el tambor etcetera
(=tap)   (with fingers)   tamborilear
·the noise was drumming in my ears
·el ruido me estaba taladrando los oídos
·his words drummed in my mind
·el eco de sus palabras resonaba en mi cabeza
D. -compound
·drum brake   -noun   (automobiles)   freno (m) de tambor
·drum machine   -noun   caja (f) de ritmos
·drum major   -noun
(British, Great Britain)   tambor (m) mayor
·drum majorette   -noun
(especially United States)   bastonera (f)
 
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