Definitions

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  • adj. shaped in a form resembling a drum

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Examples

  • The show begins with a kind of roll call of key characters, architects all, arranged within a drum-shaped space apart from the rest of the six-room exhibit.

    Building for War

  • I love the contrast between the tall skinny building and the short drum-shaped buildings.

    Concrete Reasoning : Scrubbles.net

  • Leading the pack of winners is Rock Band (Harmonix/MTV Games/Electronic Arts), a hotly-anticipated music game due out this fall for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, that lets players jam along with hit rock songs by playing on guitar -, bass - and drum-shaped controllers, or by singing into a microphone and graded on pitch and rhythm.

    Best of E3 announced by panel of judges | Sync Blog

  • This drum-shaped clay oven is not commonly used in individual homes; at one time, community tandoors were common in some parts of North India, and today, tandoor ovens can be found in restaurants.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • A late 15th - to early 16th-century piece perhaps best embodies buncheong's spirit: On a slightly off-kilter drum-shaped vessel the artist has drawn a bird, wings and tail extended, swooping to catch a fish.

    When Korean Culture Flourished

  • They've covered enough, and if the museum can overcome last-minute glitches, like a drum-shaped theater that "isn't working out," the short-term prognosis is good.

    What's Next, The Edward Vedder Wing?

  • Nobody was allowed in here except the bridge staff and Chaison himself — nobody except for the one person he did find when he entered the drum-shaped room.

    Sun of Suns

  • This supported a round drum-shaped feature constructed from white marble, about the size of the average threshing floor and roughly three feet high.

    See Delphi and Die

  • Light from a silver candelabrum illuminated a drum-shaped table in the center of the room, on which an opened folio of engravings and other papers was scattered.

    The Thief Taker

  • From the article:Valerie is a drum-shaped contraption with a digitally animated face that appears on a computer display, perched in a custom-made booth at the entrance of a computer science hall.

    Archive 2004-02-01

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