Meaning of cymbal

cym•bal

Pronunciation: (sim'bul), [key]
— n.
  1. a concave plate of brass or bronze that produces a sharp, ringing sound when struck: played either in pairs, by being struck together, or singly, by being struck with a drumstick or the like.
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