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CYMBAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cymbal mean? 

CYMBAL (noun)
  The noun CYMBAL has 1 sense:

1. a percussion instrument consisting of a concave brass disk; makes a loud crashing sound when hit with a drumstick or when two are struck together

  Familiarity information: CYMBAL used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CYMBAL (noun)


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Meaning:

A percussion instrument consisting of a concave brass disk; makes a loud crashing sound when hit with a drumstick or when two are struck together

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("cymbal" is a kind of...):

percussion instrument; percussive instrument (a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "cymbal"):

high hat; high-hat cymbal (cymbals that are operated by a foot pedal)

zill (one of a pair of small metallic cymbals worn on the thumb and middle finger; used in belly dancing in rhythm with the dance)


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