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  • n. Plural form of drumhead.

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Examples

  • Toward the end of his life, Brando received several patents all related to a device that would help musicians tune drumheads.

    Unexpected Inventions from Unexpected People | Impact Lab

  • His music cuts through boundaries as if slicing through, well, frosting: “Azul” fuses echoes of Couperin with the hiss of brushes striking drumheads, the rattles and whines of a bevy of colorful percussion instruments (Cyro Baptista and Jamey Haddad), and the drone of the hyperaccordion (an accordion with electronic enhancement, here played by the man who designed it, Michael Ward-Bergeman).

    In performance: NSO and Yo-Yo Ma

  • Like a gazillion other viewers, I was mesmerized by a fantastic room full of strings and gears and cogs and drumheads, brass pipes and xylophone pads.

    Claudia Ricci: All a Fake, But What Difference Does It Make?

  • Her father, the old man who had been stretching drumheads, came and sat opposite us in a lawn chair of his own, as if he were on a throne.

    EVENING’S EMPIRE

  • Also DW, Ludwig and Slingerland drums Vic Firth and Pro-Mark drumsticks and Remo and Evans drumheads are also made here.

    above the fruited plain

  • Speaking of Disney, one can't help but notice that there are a lot of little Mickey Mice running around and bouncing off of drumheads in these Universal cartoons.

    Get To Know Your Rabbit

  • When the production pipeline is structured so that line producers, exec producers or whomever are rewarded for coming in under the schedules and budgets that are already as tight as oiled drumheads, then the system is ripe for abuse.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • "When the production pipeline is structured so that line producers, exec producers or whomever are rewarded for coming in under the schedules and budgets that are already as tight as oiled drumheads, then the system is ripe for abuse."

    Sh*tty Producers

  • I could fake my way through explaining the ins and outs of bass amps, but when it came to drum sets, drumheads, drumsticks, and the wide array of percussion instruments I sold, I'm still impressed by my ability to put a shine on a pile of bullshit.

    'Slash'

  • Officials believed, he developed inhalation anthrax after importing untreated animal hides from Africa to the U.S., and using them to make drumheads.

    CNN Transcript Feb 24, 2006

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