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high hat

[′hī ‚hat]
(engineering)
A very low tripod head resembling a formal top hat in shape.

high hat

1. A recessed downlight.
2. A black circular tube which is mounted on the front of a spotlight to reduce the stray light on the sides of the main beam.
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I was trying to have a high hat on my left, a snare drum in the middle, and the pedals for the high hat and the snare drum real close together so I could go back and forth real easy or come from the side and hit both of them at the same time.
I am looking forward to marching down Forest Avenue with my tuxedo, high hat and shamrock in hand.
Exploring the intersection of different rhythmic tempos much in the manner of Reich himself, D*Note sets the rapidly cycling arpeggios of the 1967 "Piano Phase" to a jittery high hat and a trudging breakbeat.
Later, during the 1920s and 1930s, high-hat cymbals - at first less than one foot high and called low boys (Papa Joe Jones told me in 1981 that he invented the longer rod which brought the high hat to its present, aptly named height, but the Leedy drum company stole his idea and took all the rewards) - bass drum pedals, manufactured mounted and floor tom-toms, and larger cymbals came to be included in the drumset.
His best horses were the grey stayer Colonist II, who won the Winston Churchill Stakes and sired the popular chaser Stalbridge Colonist, Irish 1,000 Guineas winner Dark Issue and Arc fourth High Hat.
First song Antiphon starts the album with the comforting sound of rain on a roof but a sprinkle of piano, the swirl of a high hat, backward loops and the boom of drums bring you into sunlight.
Lord Treowen's grandmother, Augusta Waddington, who was known as Lady Llanover, is credited with popularising the idea of a Welsh women's costume with a high hat, apron and shawl.
As he landed the winning shot 8,000 well oiled fans stood up, threw their hands in the air, bounced up and down and sang, while Lewis celebrated by posing with a two foot high hat he had grabbed off someone.
They will all attend the Grand Ole Opry on the night that Charley Pride will be the featured guest and hopes are high hat Charley will invite John to sing on the world famous stage that night.
The festival - the 15th - begins on Friday, when the High Hat Theatre Company's Butterfly Dream guarantees audience participation at Redcar's Kirkleatham Museum, with a pre-show workshop for children making head-dresses and learning movement skills.
chief, high hat with no man in, death close-walking--
Nearby, a woman in a summery pink suit struggled to hold onto her 3ft high hat, an Easter basket with a large stuffed bird inside.