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English definition of “beat sth out”

beat sth out

(MUSIC) phrasal verb with beat     /biːt/ verb (beat, beaten or US also beat)
to make sounds that have a particular rhythm by hitting something such as a drum: The drummer beat out a steady rhythm while we marched.Playing musicSinging in general
(Definition of beat sth out (MUSIC) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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