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crotal

(ˈkrɒtəl) or

crottle

n
(Textiles) Scot any of various lichens used in dyeing wool, esp for the manufacture of tweeds
[Gaelic crotal]
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Noun1.crotal - any of several lichens of the genus Parmelia from which reddish brown or purple dyes are made
lichen - any thallophytic plant of the division Lichenes; occur as crusty patches or bushy growths on tree trunks or rocks or bare ground etc.
genus Parmelia, Parmelia - type genus of the Parmeliaceae; a large genus of chiefly alpine foliaceous lichens
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Se identificaron con crotales de colores (rojo, negro y blanco) en la oreja derecha, estos colores de aretes eran para la identificacion de cada uno de los animales que constituyeron la unidad experimental.
All of these musical effects heighten toward a climax that reveals visionary women, clarity of nature, and a sense of peace in beauty all combining, supported mainly by piano and percussion in which bright bell sounds by crotales play a strong role.
Fur Alina" and "Spiegel im Spiegel" are two of the most delicately sweet pieces of modern music, and Kuniko offers her own unique interpretation by replacing Part's piano and violin with soft vibraphone and ringing crotales (small tuned cymbals).
Chez les Gnawa du Maroc, le luth guimbri est accompagne par des crotales (idiophones entrechoques appeles qraqeb).
The percussion instruments required are three graduated tom-toms, two bongos, Chinese cymbal, small suspended cymbal, large triangle, large tam-tam, four-octave marimba, vibraphone, and two-octave crotales.
Percussionist Simone Rebello performed Ellerby's commissioned Canticle of the Sunwith anticipated skill and much moving about between marimbas, vibraphones, sweet crotales, kit arrangements and curious sound-effect-type instruments.
From the opening movement, "Aleh B'ne Yisrael," Sh'lomo is dominated by brief, interlocking figures for electronic keyboard, electric bass, and electric guitar, combined with swirling synthesizer phrases and a battery of percussion: glockenspiel, marimba, frame drums, crotales.
I love his writing for the percussion, often brilliant using instruments like tubular bells and crotales, but he loves the earthiness of the marimba too.
El articulo 3 del EC/1760/2000 establece que un sistema de identificacion y registro de bovinos debe contar con los siguientes elementos: a) aretes o crotales para identificar a los animales individualmente; b) una base de datos computarizada; c) pasaportes para los animales; y d) registros individuales de cada operacion (European Commission, 2000).
Called Thinking Outside The Triangle, it will introduce youngsters not just to traditional cymbals, xylophones and triangles, but also to some intriguing-sounding instruments such as the caxixi, shekere and crotales.
Luego del parto, los corderos fueron identificados individualmente con crotales plasticos y se seleccionaron 30 de parto unico y de similar peso de nacimiento, los cuales fueron distribuidos aleatoriamente a dos grupos, segun peso vivo prefijado de sacrificio (10 y 15 kg) y sexo (macho y hembra), quedando los grupos conformados de la siguiente manera: grupo 10 kg con 7 machos y 7 hembras y grupo 15 kg con 8 machos y 8 hembras.
Allen Strange, an experimental electroacoustic composer, will be present to hear the world premiere of his 2003 work, "Extended Play," for a quintet of keyboard percussions, including marimbas, vibraphone, glockenspiel and crotales.