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tambour (plural tambours)
- (obsolete) drum
- a circular frame for embroidery
- (architecture) the capital of a Corinthian column
- (military) A work usually in the form of a redan, to enclose a space before a door or staircase, or at the gorge of a larger work. It is arranged like a stockade.
- (biology) A shallow metallic cup or drum, with a thin elastic membrane supporting a writing lever. Two or more of these are connected by a rubber tube and used to transmit and register the movements of the pulse or of any pulsating artery.
drum — see drum
circular frame for embroidery
the capital of a Corinthian column
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- drum (instrument)
- batterie f
- “tambour” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
tambour m (plural tambours)
- tambour-mâjeur (“drum major”)