bass drum


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bass drum

 (bās)
n.
A large drum having a cylindrical body and two heads and producing a low, resonant sound.

bass drum

(beɪs)
n
(Instruments) a large shallow drum of low and indefinite pitch. Also called: gran cassa

bass′ drum′

(beɪs)
n.
the largest and lowest toned of drums, having a cylindrical body and two membrane heads.
[1795–1805]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bass drum - a large drum with two headsbass drum - a large drum with two heads; makes a sound of indefinite but very low pitch
drum, membranophone, tympan - a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end
Translations
basový buben
stortromme
bassorumpu
bas bubanj
バスドラム
베이스 드럼
bastrumma
กลองที่มีเสียงต่ำ
trống bass

bass drum

طَبْلَةٌ كَبِيرَةٌ غَلِيظَةُ الصَوْت basový buben stortromme Basstrommel μπάσο τύμπανο bombo bassorumpu grosse caisse bas bubanj grancassa バスドラム 베이스 드럼 grote trommel basstromme bęben basowy bombo, zabumba большой барабан bastrumma กลองที่มีเสียงต่ำ bas davul trống bass 低音鼓
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