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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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Comprising 270 acres, The Forest at Hi Hat Ranch will contain only 54 three- to five-acre home sites.
It's like there's rules to the music, you can't play your hi hats or your clap that way, you can't use these sounds and so on.
Slightly sci-fi sounding, second track Stutter features a quirky off-kilter bassline under skipping hi hats and snares, while the synths and infectious groove of Please make this a mighty tasty little package from Soma.
While the original creates a storm via simple minimal tones and hi hats the remixes beef it up with a heavier, deeper peak time sound that rinses out the riff.