Cymbal

Definition of Cymbal

Cym´bal   Pronunciation: s?m´bal
n.1.A musical instrument used by the ancients. It is supposed to have been similar to the modern kettle drum, though perhaps smaller.
2.A musical instrument of brass, shaped like a circular dish or a flat plate, with a handle at the back; - used in pairs to produce a sharp ringing sound by clashing them together.
3.A musical instrument used by gypsies and others, made of steel wire, in a triangular form, on which are movable rings.

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