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To strike or cause to strike lightly and usually rhythmically
“She fidgeted constantly, tapping her foot, drumming her fingers on her leg, or plucking at her newly straightened hair.”
To drill or review in an attempt to establish memorization
A cylindrical container or receptacle
“But staff giving evidence said they would stand inside a large rotating drum to clean the slowly-moving rollers with an air hose.”
A sound made by or resembling that of a drum
“To the drum of a coxswain, international member paddlers of the Shanghai Shang Long Dragon Boat Team press forward on Dianshan Lake.”
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