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1. timpani

noun. ['ˈtɪmpəˌniː'] a large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument with a drumhead that can be tuned by adjusting the tension on it.

Synonyms

  • tympanum
  • kettledrum
  • kettle
  • percussion instrument
  • tympani

Etymology

  • τύμπανον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Timpani

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Sentences with timpani


1. Noun, singular or mass
Kettle drums, or timpani, have pitch which is adjusted by changing the tension of the heads.

2. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
Therefore, timpani drums can be somewhat melodic.

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