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"cymbal" in British English

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cymbalnoun [C usually plural]

uk   us   /ˈsɪm.bəl/
a ​flat, round ​musicalinstrument made of brass that makes a ​loudnoise when ​hit with a ​stick or against another cymbal
(Definition of cymbal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cymbalnoun [C usually pl]

 us   /ˈsɪm·bəl/
a ​flat, round ​musicalinstrument made of ​brass (= ​metal) that is ​hit with a ​stick or ​struck against another such ​instrument to make a ​loudnoise
(Definition of cymbal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cymbal”
in Spanish címbalo, platillo…
in Vietnamese cái chũm chọe…
in Malaysian simbal…
in Thai ฉาบ…
in French cymbale…
in German die Zimbel…
in Chinese (Simplified) 铙钹,钹…
in Turkish (çalgı) zil…
in Russian тарелка (музыкальный инструмент)…
in Indonesian simbal…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鐃鈸,鈸…
in Polish talerz…
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