snare drum


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snare drum

n.
A small double-headed drum having one or more wires or cords stretched across the bottom head to increase reverberation. Also called side drum.
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snare drum

n
(Instruments) music a cylindrical drum with two drumheads, the upper of which is struck and the lower fitted with a snare. See snare2
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snare′ drum`


n.
a small double-headed drum having snares across the lower head to produce a reverberant effect. Also called side drum.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snare drum - a small drum with two heads and a snare stretched across the lower headsnare drum - a small drum with two heads and a snare stretched across the lower head
drum, membranophone, tympan - a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end
snare - strings stretched across the lower head of a snare drum; they make a rattling sound when the drum is hit
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