drumhead


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a membrane that is stretched taut over a drum

performed speedily and without formality

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The Drumhead Service, on Exchange Flags, was held yesterday as part of a weekend of events commemorating World War I.
Although the Military Courts had many shortcomings, perhaps the biggest myth Enright disabuses is the idea that many of the trials conducted by the military in the Martial Law Area were of the drumhead variety.
The Duchess also cancelled her appearance at the solemn Drumhead service at Lee valley Athletics Centre with her husband and Harry on Sept.
THOUSANDS yesterday took part in a drumhead service at Edinburgh Castle as the city commemorated the centenary of World War I.
The drumhead is a calf-skin cover fastened with strings of rope while the base is left open and struck with bare hands.
It was a drumhead service, with the drums piled up to make a makeshift altar, and the paratroopers were being dropped down all around us," he says.
As that "probably" concerning the skin drumhead illustrates, he isn't always certain.
The day will begin with a parade and a Drumhead Service in Cardiff Bay followed by a variety of exciting festivities, including displays, concert performances and a fly over finale.
This year's Armed Forces Day will include a traditional Drumhead Service at Roald Dahl Plass, Cardiff Bay, flyovers by the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, the Red Arrows and Helicopter Formation, displays by the Royal Marine Commando Display Team and the Royal Marine Band, Search and Rescue Sea King Rescue Display on the water, the opportunity to go aboard HMS Kent, which will be docked in Roath Basin for the weekend and a firework finale over the waters of Cardiff Bay.
Further, the hoops attaching the drumhead to the shell often are diecast aluminum rings.
Next, a pre-fabricated focal plane array and associated electronics--created by conventional planar processing--are transferred from a silicon wafer to the tensioned, drumhead membrane.
Fifty years after he switched from his job as a drummer to become a Mylar drumhead manufacturer, Belli, 79, is still keeping the beat.
You then can put connectors on top of it and, by applying a certain amount of electricity and voltage, you can make the drumhead send sound waves.
When tuning a drum, you lean down with your face right over the drumhead and hum the note you want the drum to hold, while adjusting the sinews on the back of the drum that tighten or loosen the drumhead accordingly.
The customized mixer, which features an attached bent needle, directs adhesive into the channel as the drumhead rotates.