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drums

noun
plural of drum

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a metal container in the shape of a cylinder
  • an oil drum

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drums

verb
present tense third-person singular of drum

Synonyms of drums (Entry 2 of 2)

to strike or cause to strike lightly and usually rhythmically
  • absentmindedly drumming his fingers on the table

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“Drums.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/drums. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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