drumhead

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drumhead

1. Music the part of a drum that is actually struck with a stick or the hand
2. the head of a capstan, pierced with holes for the capstan bars
3. another name for eardrum
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Turned the other way with the distal end turned upwards and drumskin by knee, I suggest (although I never heard this mentioned), the 'womb' of the drum spatially parallels that of a woman's (Eggertsson 2013).
Auctioneer Gerry McAfee said he expected people to beat their way to his door to bid for the drumskin next Thursday and Friday.
The bass drumskin used on the front cover of The Beatles' 1967 albumSgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
The band gifted Jon's trademark Fender guitar - used to write Chelsea Dagger - artwork for the single's sleeve and a signed drumskin to be raffled to raisemoney for the charity.
Alone, with only the vibrant, high-keyed quality of the air and the tawny desert stretched tight as a drumskin over the earth, the two of us were enveloped in a presence so vast no sound could express it.
BIFFO got his nickname as a youngster in the Corp of Drum, by "biffing" the drumskin harder than anyone else.
so like a riveted drumskin or the canvas of a trampoline,
The race for this year's Midland Championship is drumskin tight; old timers can recall no contest so tense.