Meaning of DRUM in Hindi

Meaning of DRUM in English
  1. An instrument of percussion, consisting either of a hollow cylinder, over each end of which is stretched a piece of skin or vellum, to be beaten with a stick; or of a metallic hemisphere (kettledrum) with a single piece of skin to be so beaten; the common instrument for marking time in martial music; one of the pair of tympani in an orchestra, or cavalry band.
  2. Anything resembling a drum in form
  3. One of the cylindrical, or nearly cylindrical, blocks, of which the shaft of a column is composed; also, a vertical wall, whether circular or polygonal in plan, carrying a cupola or dome.
  4. A noisy, tumultuous assembly of fashionable people at a private house; a rout.
  5. To throb, as the heart.
  6. To go about, as a drummer does, to gather recruits, to draw or secure partisans, customers, etc,;
  7. (With out) To expel ignominiously, with beat of drum; as, to drum out a deserter or rogue from a camp, etc.
  8. A sheet iron radiator, often in the shape of a drum, for warming an apartment by means of heat received from a stovepipe, or a cylindrical receiver for steam, etc.
  9. A cylinder on a revolving shaft, generally for the purpose of driving several pulleys, by means of belts or straps passing around its periphery; also, the barrel of a hoisting machine, on which the rope or chain is wound.
  10. To beat a drum with sticks; to beat or play a tune on a drum.
  11. A tea party; a kettledrum.
  12. To beat with the fingers, as with drumsticks; to beat with a rapid succession of strokes; to make a noise like that of a beaten drum; as, the ruffed grouse drums with his wings.
  13. To execute on a drum, as a tune.
  14. (With up) To assemble by, or as by, beat of drum; to collect; to gather or draw by solicitation; as, to drum up recruits; to drum up customers.
  15. A small cylindrical box in which figs, etc., are packed.
  16. The tympanum of the ear;
  17. See Drumfish.
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To better understand the meaning of DRUM, certain examples of its usage are presented.Examples from famous English prose on the use of the word DRUM

  1. "Let my heart beat in pain, the drum of thy victory."

    The word/phrase 'drum' was used by 'Rabindranath Tagore' in 'Fruit Gathering'.
  2. "Let the drum-beats of Truth lead me to Victory."

    'Rabindranath Tagore' has used the drum in the novel The Home And The World.
  3. "A tepid rain started to drum on the chestnut leaves."

    To understand the meaning of drum, please see the following usage by Vladimir Nabokov in Lolita.
DRUM usage in Proverbs/Idioms
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To better understand the meaning of DRUM, certain examples of its usage are presented.Examples from famous English prose on the use of the word DRUM

  1. Metallica drum up charity sum timesofindia.indiatimes.com

  2. 'The Great Mayor': (Little) Flower Drum Song www.nytimes.com

Usage of "DRUM": Examples from famous English Poetry

  1. "Drum now to drum did groan,"
    - This term drum was used by Michael Drayton in the Poem Agincourt.

  2. "But hark! my pulse, like a soft drum,"
    - This term drum was used by Henry King, Bishop of Chichester in the Poem Exequy on his Wife.

  3. "That lists the tuck of drum.'"
    - This term drum was used by Sir Walter Scott in the Poem Brignall Banks.

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