ride cymbal


Definition of ride cymbal

: a large suspended cymbal normally used to provide a steady rhythm

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First Known Use of ride cymbal

1956, in the meaning defined above

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“Ride cymbal.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ride%20cymbal. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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