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Definition 1: a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for tympan in the sense of this definition

(tympan is a kind of ...) a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another

(... is a kind of tympan ) a large drum with two heads; makes a sound of indefinite but very low pitch

(... is a kind of tympan ) any of various drums with small heads

(... is a kind of tympan ) a shallow drum with a single drumhead and with metallic disks in the sides

(... is a kind of tympan ) a drum

(... is a kind of tympan ) a small drum with one head of soft calfskin

(... is a kind of tympan ) a small drum with two heads and a snare stretched across the lower head

(... is a kind of tympan ) a small drum; played with the hands

(... is a kind of tympan ) small hand drum similar to a tambourine; formerly carried by itinerant jugglers

(tympan is a part of ...) a membrane that is stretched taut over a drum

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