Drum in a sentence as a noun

The drum on the 650 rotated at 12500 rpm compared to 3570 rpm on the 205.

"Given the chance, I always bang the "don't talk to authorities" drum.

"If you want to build a ship, dont drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders.

* Switzerland finally allowed women to vote in... drum roll... 1971.

I cannot think of a single occasion where zero tolerance is not the drum beat of the fool.

Drum in a sentence as a verb

The reason was that a drum had a lot of heads and spun a piece of ferro magnetic material under those fixed heads.

The only problem was that you had to read all of the drum's track and write all of the track so a read-modify-write cycle meant reading in the track, modifying it, and the rewriting the entire track.

Heh, I agree somewhat that the Duck>Animal is a bit annoying.. but this: Heres an example that I think would be better to use instead: the `Visible` hierarchy in [Pygmusic][], which is a kind of software drum machine.

>Why is "we made a mistake, we're offering to fix it" not enough?Because I don't want to have to waste my time trying to drum up media attention when it happens to me.>What more could they say?Explain how this mistake happened in the first place, and what they are doing to prevent it from happening again. It doesn't help me that I may be able to publicly shame them into giving me an RMA.

This enabled virtual memory in a big way because if you matched the amount of data on the drum with a 'page' of memory you could simply write out a page of memory or read in a page of memory faster than either tape or disk.

Drum definitions


a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end

See also: membranophone tympan


the sound of a drum; "he could hear the drums before he heard the fifes"


a bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends

See also: barrel


a cylindrical metal container used for shipping or storage of liquids


a hollow cast-iron cylinder attached to the wheel that forms part of the brakes


small to medium-sized bottom-dwelling food and game fishes of shallow coastal and fresh waters that make a drumming noise

See also: drumfish


make a rhythmic sound; "Rain drummed against the windshield"; "The drums beat all night"

See also: beat thrum


play a percussion instrument


study intensively, as before an exam; "I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam"

See also: cram swot bone