tympaniform

drum-like; shaped like a drum

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • tympaniform — tym·pani·form …   English syllables

  • tympaniform — ˈtimpənəˌfȯrm, (ˈ)tim|pan adjective Etymology: tympan + iform : resembling a tympanum …   Useful english dictionary

  • Speech repetition — Children copy with their own mouths the words spoken by the mouths of those around them. This enables them to learn the pronunciation of words not already in their vocabulary. Speech repetition is the saying by one individual of the spoken… …   Wikipedia

  • Shapes and Resemblance — This assortment of 370 adjectives all refer in some way to the form or shape of things. Some are more geometrically descriptive than others, while a number of terms refer to animal forms or shapes of obscure objects. Certain adjectives for shapes …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • tympanum —   n. (pl. na ) ear drum; Archtitecture, triangular face of pediment; space within arch.    ♦ tympanal,    ♦ tympanic, a.    ♦ tympani, n.pl. (sing. no) timpani.    ♦ tympaniform,   a. like a tympanum.    ♦ tympanist, n. timpanist.    ♦ tympanites …   Dictionary of difficult words

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