drumming

[[t]drʌ̱mɪŋ[/t]]
1) N-UNCOUNT Drumming is the action of playing the drums.
2) N-UNCOUNT: also a N, oft N of n Drumming is the sound or feeling of continuous beating.

He pointed up to the roof, through which the steady drumming of rain could be heard...

His mouth was dry and he felt a drumming in his temples.


English dictionary. 2008.

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