Noun Definition

drum

1.Definition: a bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends

Related Noun(s):barrel

Category: General

2.Definition: a cylindrical metal container used for shipping or storage of liquids

Category: Objects

3.Definition: a hollow cast iron cylinder attached to the wheel that forms part of the brakes

Category: Objects

4.Definition: a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end

Related Noun(s):tympan, membranophone

Category: Objects

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

Related Noun(s):drumfish

Category: Animals

6.Definition: the sound of a drum

"He could hear the drums before he heard the fifes"

Category: General