HyperDic: timpani

English > 1 sense of the word timpani:
NOUNartifacttimpani, kettle, kettledrum, tympanum, tympania large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument with a drumhead that can be tuned by adjusting the tension on it
timpani > pronunciation
Soundstih'mpahniy.
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > timpani: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument with a drumhead that can be tuned by adjusting the tension on it.
Synonymskettle, kettledrum, tympanum, tympani
Broaderpercussion instrument, percussive instrumentA musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another
Spanishatabal, timbal, tímpano, tímpanos
Catalantimbala, timbales, timbal
Nounstimpanista person who plays the kettledrums

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