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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e Drumhead Altar was Solemnly topped o with 121 Squadron's most treasured wartime artefact, a cross made by German prisoners of war that bears the gure of Christ fashioned from a shell fragment recovered from the First World War, Ypres battleeld in Belgium.
The personalised and signed Weatherking Ambassador 35cm diameter drumhead kindly donated by Ringo Starr is becoming an increasingly rare and significant collectors item, as Ringo no longer signs items or gives autographs.
11) It is notable that the lieutenant and the other officers on board the Bellipotent who comprise the drumhead court are hesitant to convict Budd, only capitulating after strong pressure from their captain.
For the drumheads, glue two circles over each open end.
The injustice of a drumhead trial based on flimsy evidence so infuriated Chehab that he tendered his resignation from Surete Generale in 1949.
Fifty years after he switched from his job as a drummer to become a Mylar drumhead manufacturer, Belli, 79, is still keeping the beat.
A full drumhead service, parade and march-past on Horse Guards Parade in London is scheduled for June 17 and Veterans' Day, 10 days later, will focus on those who served in the Falklands.
You then can put connectors on top of it and, by applying a certain amount of electricity and voltage, you can make the drumhead send sound waves.
President Bush's action -- creating drumhead military tribunals not subject to judicial review in civilian courts and operating with more expansive powers to convict and sentence -- is a clear violation of the constitutional separation of powers.
Barry Hills is on the mark at Ayr, where Further Flight, ridden by the trainer's son Michael, outstays Drumhead (Peter Walwyn/Willie Carson) in the Tennent Trophy.
The experimenters saw, as expected, that long-wavelength oscillations were barred from narrow promontories of the drumhead because of the physical mismatch.
When you thump the drumhead, the whole instrument vibrates.