- n. 鼓；鼓状物；鼓声
- vi. 击鼓；连续敲击；引起兴趣
- vt. 灌输；击鼓；逐出
- [C]鼓; 鼓状物 a musical instrument that you hit with sticks or with your hands; a big round sth look like drum
a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end
the sound of a drum;
"he could hear the drums before he heard the fifes"
a bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends
a cylindrical metal container used for shipping or storage of liquids
a hollow cast-iron cylinder attached to the wheel that forms part of the brakes
small to medium-sized bottom-dwelling food and game fishes of shallow coastal and fresh waters that make a drumming noise
make a rhythmic sound;
"Rain drummed against the windshield"
"The drums beat all night"
play a percussion instrument
study intensively, as before an exam;
"I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam"
- The beats of the drum were steady and slow.
- The oil flowed over the rim of the drum.
- The drum on the battlefield stimulated the soldiers to fight more bravely.
- People in the village drummed for my being enrolled by Peking University.
- He drummed on the table with his fingers.
- He is going round firms drumming up interest in the project.
- She drummed it into the children that they can't cross the road alone.
- We drummed the captain off the ship.
- Bob was drummed out of the army for his neglect of duty.
- This music would sound more ethnic if you played it in steel drums.
- She is as tight as a drum.
- The truck needs 2 drums of gasoline every day.
- beat the drum for
为…竭力鼓吹,为…做宣传speak in eager support of
Our hearts.., like muffled drums, are beating Funeral marches to the grave.出自： Longfellow
Such percussion instruments as steel drums and hollow-log drums.出自：Scientific American
Heart..take thy rest..; For thou shalt drum no more.出自： Dryden
Rain..still drummed through the leaves.出自： E. Bowen
Lennie drummed on the table with his fingers.出自： J. Steinbeck
A woodpecker drummed on..a..chestnut-tree.出自： T. C. Wolfe