Definition of drumhead
1 : the material (such as skin or plastic) stretched over one or both ends of a drum
2 : the top of a capstan that is pierced with sockets for the levers used in turning it
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Like furniture, the animal-hide drumheads of various world percussion instruments and gasoline.
Mikal Cronin tentatively strummed his bass, Charles Moothart tightened drumheads, Ben Boye plinked a few keys on his electric piano.
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