tympani
variant of timpani

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  • tympani — see CHORDA TYMPANI, SCALA TYMPANI, TEGMEN TYMPANI, TENSOR TYMPANI …   Medical dictionary

  • tympani — [tim′pə nē] pl.n. sing. tympano [tim′pənō΄] alt. sp. of TIMPANI tympanist n …   English World dictionary

  • tympani — Kettledrum Ket tle*drum ( dr[u^]m ), n. 1. (Mus.) A drum made of thin copper in the form of a hemispherical kettle, with parchment stretched over the mouth of it. [1913 Webster] Note: Kettledrums, in pairs, were formerly used in martial music for …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tympani — Tympano Tym pa*no, n.; pl. {Tympani}. [It. timpano. See {Tympanum}.] (Mus.) A kettledrum; chiefly used in the plural to denote the kettledrums of an orchestra. See {Kettledrum}. [Written also {timpano}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tympani — var. of TIMPANI. * * * variant spelling of ↑timpani * * * tympani var. timpani …   Useful english dictionary

  • tympani — /tim peuh nee/, n. pl. (often used with a sing. v.) timpani. * * * …   Universalium

  • tympani — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. pl. kettledrums (see music) …   English dictionary for students

  • tympani — n. timpani, kettledrums …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tympani — plural noun variant spelling of timpani …   English new terms dictionary

  • tympani — tym·pa·ni …   English syllables

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