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Synonyms for snare

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something that leads one into a place or situation from which escape is difficult

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to gain control of or an advantage over by or as if by trapping

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something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares

a small drum with two heads and a snare stretched across the lower head

a surgical instrument consisting of wire hoop that can be drawn tight around the base of polyps or small tumors to sever them

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strings stretched across the lower head of a snare drum

a trap for birds or small mammals

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catch in or as if in a trap

entice and trap

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We will begin with Dwayne Corbin's Cage for One, an electroacoustic multiple-percussion solo, followed by Alvin Singleton's Argoru VIII for solo snare drum, and Steven Mackey's Micro-Concerto for percussion soloist and chamber ensemble.
The company manufactures several lines of drums, including the high-end "Private Reserve" drums, made from high-quality wood, as well as other drum sets and brightly colored snare drums. The company claims an impressive roster of celebrity endorsers, including Mick Fleetwood, Def Lepperd's Rick Allen, and Randy Guss of Toad the Wet Sprocket.
In another conscious effort to preserve rare trees, Yamaha has developed a guitar line and series of snare drums made largely from bamboo, which grows one-third faster than the fastest growing tree.
By the bebop innovation of the 1940s, the drumset had assumed the basic form still in use today - bass and snare drums, tom-toms, high-hat cymbals, and ride and crash cymbals.
Inspired by his engineer father, who had worked for Rolls Royce, Mr Street taught himself the craft and began producing and selling snare drums on a small scale from home.
Conn French horns, Leblanc clarinets, King trombones and Ludwig snare drums. Through my online music retailer, ArkivMusic, I offer classical music.
Conn French horns, Leblanc clarinets, King trombones, Ludwig snare drums and Steinway & Sons pianos.
The difference is they play their own music on instruments ranging from tambourines to marching marimba bells or snare drums.
Their first grant - of pounds 3,450 in 2005 - allowed them to buy a host of musical instruments, including six trumpets, six snare drums and a bass drum.