pang cymbal

noun

: a suspended cymbal with a small bell and an upturned or flat outer flange usually lacking rivets
Additional cymbals to the basic set-up could include an 18″ Chinese (pang) cymbal, a small choke or splash cymbal (10″ or 12″) and a cymbal with rivets (a sizzle cymbal) … James Blades and Johnny Dean, How to Play Drums, 1995

Word History

First Known Use

1981, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pang cymbal was in 1981

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“Pang cymbal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pang%20cymbal. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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