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the sound of a drum

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a bulging cylindrical shape

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a cylindrical metal container used for shipping or storage of liquids

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a hollow cast-iron cylinder attached to the wheel that forms part of the brakes

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small to medium-sized bottom-dwelling food and game fishes of shallow coastal and fresh waters that make a drumming noise

make a rhythmic sound

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play a percussion instrument

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study intensively, as before an exam

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She threw herself backwards on that couch in your room and laughed and laughed and laughed as if I had been tickling her, and she drummed on the floor with the heels of her shoes.
In the autumn, the driving rain drummed on his sailcloth suit saturated almost to the stiffness of sheet-iron, with its surface flowing with water.
He drummed on the table for a second or so, and resumed.
Sir Alfred drummed for a moment with his fingers upon the table.
Her small hand lay on the chest of drawers beside which she was sitting, and she drummed an exercise with her thin fingers.
She drummed with her hand and waited, while Binu Charley gazed wearily at her with unblinking eyes.
He drummed perplexedly on the desk with his fingers.