Definitions

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  • adj. shaped in a form resembling a drum

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The abdomen is often swollen and drum-like; the dog usually drools in panic because it can't belch or vomit the mounting pressure away.

    Pet Talk: Some dogs predisposed to deadly bloating

  • But Corea found a way to combine drum-like, repeated notes with unabashed lyricism.

    Chick Corea: Two Sides Of The Same Coin

  • Past all the shouts, the grown men crying alone in their cells, past the smell of urine, past the idiots kicking the cell doors in one long constant drum-like beat.

    I Don’t Think So « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Officials called it another jump ball, prompting drum-like chants from the crowd and protests from the Mavs bench.

    USATODAY.com

  • Someone splashes Betadine all over my belly, they get the area sterile, the doctor shows up, they lower a drum-like x-ray dealie down low over my stomach, and then they do the deed.

    Wednesday gimp blogging

  • Flags were exchanged -- a ritual apparently of some moment, for the ruffles and paradiddles of drum-like chatter rose to a crescendo.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • Lallie, disarranged — hurt — her, in pulling back the sheet and exposing the distended drum-like little body.

    Ultima Thule

  • The drum-like rotor is also provided with a central supporting disc for the blades, for sizes of x 220 mm.

    1. CONSTRAINTS AND PROBLEMS

  • The gate, which is heavier than the drum-like weights has a gravity descent.

    Rogue Of Gor

  • He was startled out of his reverie by a drum-like rattling sound.

    Plasma Monster

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