Meaning of “bass drum” in the English Dictionary

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"bass drum" in British English

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bass drumnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌbeɪs ˈdrʌm/ us /ˌbeɪs ˈdrʌm/

Examples from literature

  • 'Boom—boom—boom'—the hollow sound comes rolling with a noise like beating a bass drum. 
  • And that wonderful saxophone and the big bass drum! 

(Definition of “bass drum” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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