Definition of Steel drum

1. Noun. A concave percussion instrument made from the metal top of an oil drum; has an array of flattened areas that produce different tones when struck (of Caribbean origin).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steel Drum

steeked
steeking
steekit
steeks
steel
steel-plated
steel-toe boot
steel-wool
steel-wool pad
steel arch bridge
steel band
steel blue
steel cage match
steel cage matches
steel company
steel drum (current term)
steel engraving
steel factory
steel gray
steel guitar
steel guitars
steel industry
steel magnolia
steel mill
steel oneself
steel oneself against
steel onself for
steel pan orchestra
steel plant
steel plate

Literary usage of Steel drum

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1. Steam, Its Generation and Use by Babcock & Wilcox Company (1913)
"FORCED steel drum NOZZLE The drum nozzles are of forged steel, faced, and fitted with taper thread stud bolts. Cross boxes by means of which the sections ..."

2. Notes on Metallurgical Mill Construction by Walter Renton Ingalls (1906)
"A steel drum is divided into two compartments by a perforated annular partition ... The steel drum is supported on four bearing rollers, which are driven by ..."

3. World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Ill., 1893 by Committee on Awards, World's Columbian Commission, United States (1901)
"There is a single down flue which extends up within the steel drum and carries the smoke downward through the bottom of the drum and into the return flue ..."

4. Food Inspection and Analysis: For the Use of Public Analysts, Health by Albert Ernest Leach, Andrew Lincoln Winton (1913)
"Carbonated Water, the basis of all effervescent drinks, is prepared by charging ordinary water with carbon dioxide in a steel drum, known as the fountain. ..."

5. Food Inspection and Analysis: For the Use of Public Analysts, Health by Albert Ernest Leach, Andrew Lincoln Winton (1913)
"Carbonated Water, the basis of all effervescent drinks, is prepared by charging ordinary water with carbon dioxide in a steel drum, known as the fountain. ..."

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