tambour meaning

Pronunciation:   "tambour" in a sentence
Noun: tambour  tambûr
  1. A frame made of two hoops; used for embroidering
    - embroidery frame, embroidery hoop 
  2. A drum

Derived forms: tambours

Type of: drum, framework, membranophone, tympan

Encyclopedia: Tambour


[Architecture]
1.

A column drum.

2.

Any generally drum-shaped member.


[Medicine]
n : a shallow metallic cup or drum with a thin elastic membrane supporting a writing lever used to transmit and register slight motions (as arterial pulsations and peristaltic contractions)

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  1. Paint producer Tambour Ltd . gained 4 percent to 7 . 27.
  2. She made contact in Paris with Germaine and Madeleine Tambour.
  3. The polygonal tambour, standing at, is from the 15th century.
  4. With the corrugated metal ceiling, the overall effect suggests a tambour.
  5. The tambour top has satinwood and yew bands decorated with inlaid wavy lines.

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