Drum (disambiguation)

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A drum is a musical instrument.

Drum or drums may also refer to:

  • Drum (communication), a communication device
  • Drum (container), a type of cylindrical container
  • Drum (fish), any of several fish in the family Sciaenidae
  • Drum brake, an automotive braking system
  • Drum GAC, a Gaelic Athletic Association club based in Drum, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
  • Drum kit (or drum set or trap set), a collection of drums, cymbals, and potentially other percussion instruments
  • Drum magazine, a cylindrical container for ammunition
  • Drum memory, an early form of computer memory used in the 1950s and 1960s
  • Drum or tholobate, in architecture, the lower part of a dome or cupola in the shape of a cylinder or prism
  • Electronic drum, in which sound is generated by an electronic waveform generator or sampler instead of by acoustic vibration
  • Drum, the photoreceptor in a laser printer





  • Hugh Aloysius Drum (1879–1951), American general for which Fort Drum is named
  • Kevin Drum (born 1958), an American political blogger
  • Richard C. Drum (1825–1909), Adjutant General of the United States Army from 1880 to 1889


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