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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A percussion instrument consisting of a metal plate that is struck with a softheaded drumstick.

Usage examples (21)
  • The whole machine roared like a gigantic tam-tam to the vibration of the Venturis.
  • Goodsall: guitar Giblin: bass Robinson: synthesizers and tam-tam Lumley: keyboards Collins: drums
  • No, that's a percussionist called Jimmy Blades having a "J Arthur Rank" on a chau gong or tam-tam.
  • While actual meet-ups are underway throughout the country, the electronic tam-tam is also spreading via Twitter. for more
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