Cylindrical metal container (4)

While searching our database we found 1 possible solution for the: Cylindrical metal container (4) crossword clue. This crossword clue was last seen on 24 May 2021 The Guardian Quick Crossword puzzle. The solution we have for Cylindrical metal container (4) has a total of 4 letters.

Answer

1D
2R
3U
4M


Definition

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.
Anything resembling a drum in form
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.
A small cylindrical box in which figs, etc., are packed.
The tympanum of the ear; -- often, but incorrectly, applied to the tympanic membrane.
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.
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.
See Drumfish.
A noisy, tumultuous assembly of fashionable people at a private house; a rout.
A tea party; a kettledrum.
To beat a drum with sticks; to beat or play a tune on a drum.
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.
To throb, as the heart.
To go about, as a drummer does, to gather recruits, to draw or secure partisans, customers, etc,; -- with for.
To execute on a drum, as a tune.
(With out) To expel ignominiously, with beat of drum; as, to drum out a deserter or rogue from a camp, etc.
(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.

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