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ket•tle•drum



Pronunciation: (ket'l-drum"), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/kettledrum.html on line 73 [key]
n.
a drum consisting of a hollow hemisphere of brass, copper, or fiberglass over which is stretched a skin, the tension of which can be modified by hand screws or foot pedals to vary the pitch. Cf. timpani.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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