n. sound or beat of a drum; intense and strong support of a cause

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • The Cross of Changes — Infobox Album | Name = The Cross of Changes Type = Album Artist = Enigma Released = December 6, 1993 November 21, 2004 (Reissue) Recorded = A.R.T. Studios, Ibiza Genre = New Age, ambient Length = 44:12 Label = Virgin, Charisma (US) Producer =… …   Wikipedia

  • Linkin Park — performing in Berlin on 2010 s A Thousand Suns World Tour …   Wikipedia

  • Reggae — Infobox Music genre name = Reggae color = green bgcolor = white stylistic origins = R B, Jazz, Blues, Mento, Calypso, Ska, Rocksteady cultural origins = Late 1960s Jamaica, especially Kingston instruments = Bass Drums Guitar Organ Brass… …   Wikipedia

  • Luis Palés Matos — Infobox writer name = Luis Palés Matos imagesize = 120px caption = Luis Palés Matos pseudonym = birthname = birthdate = March 20, 1898 birthplace = Guayama, Puerto Rico deathdate = February 23, 1959 deathplace = occupation = poet nationality =… …   Wikipedia

  • David Severn — (3 December 1918 – 11 February 2010) was a pseudonym for David Storr Unwin, a British writer. He was the son of publisher Sir Stanley Unwin, of whom Severn wrote a biography in 1982, Fifty Years with Father. He had Who s Who entries throughout… …   Wikipedia

  • Electro (music) — For other dance music styles abbreviated as electro , see electroclash. For other uses, see Electro (disambiguation). Electro Stylistic origins disco synthpop Hip hop boogie funk Cultural origins Early 1980s, USA (New York …   Wikipedia

  • Dub — (d[u^]b), v. i. To make a noise by brisk drumbeats. Now the drum dubs. Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paradiddle — noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1927 a quick succession of drumbeats slower than a roll and alternating left and right hand strokes in a typical L R L L, R L R R pattern …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • drum — I. noun Etymology: probably from Dutch trom; akin to Middle High German trumme drum Date: 1539 1. a percussion instrument consisting of a hollow shell or cylinder with a drumhead stretched over one or both ends that is beaten with the hands or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tap — I. noun Etymology: Middle English tappe, from Old English tæppa; akin to Old High German zapho tap Date: before 12th century 1. a. a plug for a hole (as in a cask) ; spigot b. a device consisting of a spout and valve attached to the end of a pipe …   New Collegiate Dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.