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English definition of “drum”

drum

noun [C] (CONTAINER)    /drʌm/
a large tube-like container : an oil drum a five-gallon plastic drum a drum of radioactive waste General and miscellaneous containers the hollow metal cylinder in a washing machine into which clothes and other things are put for washing Kitchen appliances
(Definition of drum noun (CONTAINER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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