China cymbal


Definition of China cymbal

: a cymbal that has a slightly upturned edge, a gently conical bell, and no boss (see boss entry 1 sense 1a) and that produces a sharp, explosive crash

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First Known Use of China cymbal

1981, in the meaning defined above

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“China cymbal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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