crash cymbal

noun

Definition of crash cymbal

: a suspended cymbal that is struck with a drumstick to provide loud accents

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First Known Use of crash cymbal

1909, in the meaning defined above

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“Crash cymbal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crash%20cymbal. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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