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Alternative clues for the word cymbal
Big bang maker
A percussion instrument consisting of a concave brass disk
Makes a loud crashing sound when hit with a drumstick or when two are struck together
A ringer for Ringo
Word definitions for cymbal in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ As we walked down towards the community centre they all stopped off somewhere to steal some cymbals. ▪ Beside Demeter when the cymbals sound Enthroned sits Dionysus of the flowing hair. ▪ But quickly he began banging his blocks...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Cymbal \Cym"bal\ (s?m"bal). n. [OE. cimbale, simbale, OF. cimbale, F. cymbale, L. cymbalum, fr. Gr. ky`mbalon, fr. ky`mbh, ky`mbos, anything hollow, hollow vessel, basin, akin to Skr. kubha pot. Cf. Chime .] A musical instrument used by the ancients. It...
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. (context musical instruments English) a concave plate of brass or bronze that produces a sharp, ringing sound when struck: played either in pairs, by striking them together, or singly by striking with a drumstick or the like.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
from Old English cimbal and from Old French cymbale (13c.), both from Latin cymbalum , from Greek kymbalon "a cymbal," from kymbe "bowl, drinking cup."
Word definitions in WordNet
n. a percussion instrument consisting of a concave brass disk; makes a loud crashing sound when hit with a drumstick or when two are struck together
Word definitions in Wikipedia
A cymbal is a common percussion instrument . Often used in pairs, cymbals consist of thin, normally round plates of various alloys . The majority of cymbals are of indefinite pitch, although small disc-shaped cymbals based on ancient designs sound a definite...
Usage examples of cymbal.
They walked to the measured cadence of the chant and to the drumbeat and the cymbal clash, toward steps that rose out of trailing weed and the encrusting shells of small things that live in shallows.
No sound of drum or horn or cymbal came from the shadowed interior, nor was there any sound of voices.
Bring out the cymbal and drum, set out full pots painted with aloes and sandal-paste: plant plantains, hang on them garlands of flowers, for the Kirtan place joyfully.
He knew several French and English songs, and resolved to try them upon the Japanese, who must be lovers of music, since they were for ever pounding on their cymbals, tam-tams, and tambourines, and could not but appreciate European talent.
Drum and cymbals broke the growling chant with a blow of fierce emphasis, and the voices all together held one long, grinding note that was like the dragging of a boulder over rock.
Some of the monks in the farther ranks still kept at it as the drum boomed and the cymbals clashed, but the monks up front were in confusion.
Tibetan thumb cymbals Allen Ginsberg gave Ratso on the Bob Dylan Tour of 1976.
The only accompaniment came from another man with miniature cymbals made from hollowed nutshells on his thumbs and forefingers.
But whatever her performance lacked in artistry it made up in noise, her drum and cymbals awaking such a din that existence was unbearable within ten feet of them.
Upon the ground in the corner where it had been thrown lay a drum and cymbals fastened to a framework of wire and straps.
First the clash of cymbals and then the cloaked figures, shielded by parasols and borne by slaves, steeped in the erotic aura of mystery.
Priests, not merely of the Thousand Temples but from every Cult, representing every Aspect of God, had clambered from the beaches or wound down from the hills to take their place in the Holy War, singing hymns, clashing cymbals, making the air bitter with incense and the noise of adulation.
Jules grabbed the cymbals and walked them over to where the bandstand was set up, next to the white runner and the floral arrangements.
The finale was a combination of wild shouting, banging of the cymbals, ringing and murmuring.
On the path where the backfield had ambushed him, Frank dragged his muddy cymbals from the bushes, clanking them under his arm.