steel drum

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n steel drum a concave percussion instrument made from the metal top of an oil drum; has an array of flattened areas that produce different tones when struck (of Caribbean origin)
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Usage

In literature:

Twenty feet before him stood the steel drum round which the endless cable worked.
"Dutch Courage and Other Stories" by Jack London
These drums are formed by hydraulic pressure from one piece of sheet steel.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 613, October 1, 1887" by Various
Twenty feet before him stood the steel drum round which the endless cable worked.
"Stories of Ships and the Sea" by Jack London
All connections between drums and sections and between sections and mud drum are of hot finished seamless open-hearth steel tubes of No.
"Steam, Its Generation and Use" by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
Joe Kuzak ran a steel wire from a pivot bolt at the hub of his ring, to tow Tiflin and his drum.
"The Planet Strappers" by Raymond Zinke Gallun
Hooves drummed; sparks shot out from the steel shoes.
"Rastignac the Devil" by Philip José Farmer
He sat drumming on his desk with the antique stainless steel spatula he used as a paperknife.
"Helpfully Yours" by Evelyn E. Smith
There was only a fifty-gallon steel drum used as a spare fuel supply.
"The Pirates of Shan" by Harold Leland Goodwin
One of the mammoth cargo ships had been loaded with six inch flexible hose, tougher than steel, wound on drums.
"For Every Man A Reason" by Patrick Wilkins
Bleach is usually sent out by the manufacturers in sheet steel drums, 39 inches high and 29-1/2 inches in diameter, which contain about 14 cu.
"Chlorination of Water" by Joseph Race
The stays creaked and the steel whined on the ice, while the wind boomed in the big sail like a muffled drum.
"The Corner House Girls Snowbound" by Grace Brooks Hill
Carbide comes in lump form in steel drums.
"Farm Mechanics" by Herbert A. Shearer
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In poetry:

Flash of steel and crash of drum--
Love that way has never come.
But adown some quiet night
She has winged her silent flight,
And no heart but failed to hear
Her soft presence drawing near.
"Understanding" by Charles Hanson Towne

In news:

The most popular combination consists of a double drum steel wheel vibratory roller operated in the initial or breakdown position.
Hopkins goes out with a bang: East Cary's steel drum band performs at Disney.
Flying Pans Steel Drum Band performs at Central College.
Vibraphonist , steel drums, and women of jazz at Union Chapel.
Arts Series Hands & Pans Steel Drum Project.
The BHS Steel Drum Band, under the direction of Joel Smales will perform in concert with the legendary Harry Belafonte at the Akron Civic Center on Sat.
Boardwalk Steel Drum Act Denied.
"I play all types — djembe, steel drums , timbales and marimbas — primarily drum set, though," Decker said.
IT was quite a party for a regular Friday afternoon: limbo dancers on Second Avenue, a steel-drum band and nonalcoholic samples of Malibu Rum drinks like Malibu Conga Punch.
The Flying Pans perform on steel pan drums, which originated in Trinidad and Tobago.
Posts With Keyword 'Flying Pans Steel Drum Band.
Similar notches are in the drum of the assembly for the steel discs.
When you buy a winch, 99 percent of the time it will have steel cable on the drum, but when you hit the trail at least 50 percent of the 4x4s with winches seem to be running synthetic winch rope .
Steel Drums & Seasonal Spirit.
Wandering an old brick lane, I catch the lofty gong of church bells and the tinny ping of a lone steel drum player, luring me to a cantilevered balcony and.
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