high-hat cymbalsalso hi-hat cymbals (hī′hăt′)
A pair of cymbals positioned to be worked by a foot pedal.
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a pair of cymbals mounted on a rod so that the upper cymbal can be lifted and dropped on the lower by means of a pedal.
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