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The meaning of Tambours

Tambours – definition


A small drum.

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As the tambour (drum) was a spurned instrument, only the triangle could bring a strong support dest…

A circular frame for holding fabric taut while it is being embroidered.

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A very similar application of screw threads was used in the stretchers for tambour and tapestry fra…

A wall of circular plan, such as one supporting a dome or surrounded by a colonnade.

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Without these sagacities, the brickwork of the tambour, in addition to taking a very long time so t…

A lobby enclosed by a ceiling and folding doors to prevent draughts, typically within a church porch.

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The chapel was separated from the central tower by the two folding doors that formed a small tambour.

A sloping buttress or projection in a real tennis or fives court.

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There are minor differences in the width or angle of the penthouse roof above the corridor and in t…

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Word origin

late 15th century: from French tambour ‘drum’; perhaps related to Persian tabīra ‘drum’. Compare with tabor.

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