el tambor. 'el tambor'. This masculine noun means 'drum'. For example, 'para la percusión se utilizaban tambores pequeños y las campanillas' / 'For percussion, they used small drums and bells'. El tambor.
1. drum (Mús & mechanics); cylinder (de pistola)
2. eardrum (anatomy)
masculine or feminine noun
3. drummer (tamborilero)
1. A drum. (m)
2. Drummer (persona). (m)
- Baquetas del tambor -> drumsticks
- Tambor mayor -> drummajor
3. Small inclosure as a screen to the gates of a fortress. (Military) (m)
4. A small room, made in another room by partition-walls, tambor or wooden screen at the doors of churches. (m)
5. Tambor, tholus, keystone of a vaulted roof or cupola. (Architecture) (m)
6. Barrel, arbor, of a watch or clock any cylindrical part of machinery. (m)
7. Tambor-frame for embroidering silk, muslin, or linen. (m)
- Tambor del oído -> ear drum
8. Burlap (tela). (Caribbean & Mexico) (m)
Hence further: rolling-pin, band-pulley, tumbler, wheel-house, paddle-box.
1 (Música) (instrumento) drum; (persona) drummer
venir o salir a tambor batiente to come out with flying colours
tambor mayor drum major
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