drum roll

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Noun1.drum roll - the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuouslydrum roll - the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
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Tenders are invited for Making of pair of type coupling set for gear box & motor of secondary crusher drum roll drive with fitting at site for BWF make feeder breaker M/C No.
The drum roll before the next round of inflation data begins with today's release of CPI, though analysts think it may not be so clear cut in core terms.
Following a drum roll, Salmond added knowingly: "To the show.
The smell of hot dogs and candy floss, the sound of the drum roll from the striptease show and the smell of petrol from the wall of death.
Tough man Thomas Shelby (Cillian Murphy) had a lot on his plate - he was marrying, cue drum roll, Grace Burgess (Annabelle Wallis) AND getting embroiled in a little bit of not-at-all straightforward business involving some Russians and none other than Winston Churchill.
And the handsome Large drum shade, PS40, BHS DRUM roll, please
DRUM ROLL PLEASE: Kyle Foster, aged nine, tries out a beat
Of course, such a musical extravaganza wouldn't be complete without concert sound effects like audience applause or a crescendoing drum roll.
Drum roll, please, and cue the Porter-Cable combo kit.
2012 is fast approaching, bringing with it the Olympics, and when English athletes step onto the dais to receive their gold medals, let them be accompanied by a rousing rendition of Land of Hope and Glory, which always evokes passion for England, and climax that with a dynamic drum roll and mighty clash of cymbals.
Used To Get High opens with a drum roll, which gives way to a twang-funk beat then adds rock and roll guitar; I'd Do Anything is all light and shade.
The user can press the yellow switch attached at the base of the drum or activate a capability switch (not included) to make the drum stick twirl and beat a fast, rhythmic drum roll.