Another posts

psychogenesis definition slathering definition temporal order definition define obtainment secretively definition tercentennial definition queen isabella definition parasitic roots arachnologist definition ergotrate maleate variableness definition crug law elucidator definition lower courts definition glib tongue hend definition outdoor relief et alia definition constructive etymology bastinadoed to death doesn t hold water bring into play tuck up meaning ctenoid scales definition leave it alone definition claw hammer definition baptismal font definition coagulum definition manila bay definition crowes bait definition renumerated hatting definition inter alia use lates definition professoriate definition

membranophone

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n membranophone a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end
    • ***

Usage


In science:

Membranophones produce sound with a vibrating membrane over a resonator.
Music in Terms of Science
As with Idiophones, some of the membranophones are pitched (e.g., with the pitch set by tightening or loosing the tension on the membrane) and some are unpitched.
Music in Terms of Science
Based largely on shape, membranophones are divided into several divisions as follows.
Music in Terms of Science
In addition to drums, there is another kind of membranophone, called the singing membranophone, of which the best known type is the kazoo that produce sound by blowing air across a membrane.
Music in Terms of Science
***