Her pulse pounded like a drum in her ears.
And then she heard the drum of hooves behind her.
The drum of hooves jerked her attention back to the barn.
Her old man beats her like a tin drum and he's gonna kill her if he finds where she is.
Nigdeh; basalt drum or altar with incised inscription.
After cooling, the casing is lifted out of the drum by a crane, assisted by compressed air, and is then conveyed by a travelling crane to a vertical centrifugal, inside of which it is made fast.
When the set arrives out bye, the main rope will be wound up, and the tail rope pass out from the drum to the end and back, i.e.
Thick at the drum end, and weighs 18 tons.
Tapered round ropes, although mechanically preferable, are not advantageous in practice, as the wear being greater at the cage end than on the drum it is necessary to cut off portions of the former at intervals.
The engines used for winding or hoisting in collieries are usually direct-acting with a pair of horizontal cylinders coupled directly to the drum shaft.
The drum, when round ropes are used, is a plain broad cylinder, with flanged rims, and cased with soft wood packing, upon which the rope is coiled; the breadth is made sufficient to take the whole length of the rope at two laps.
The town seemed very still; but now and then he could hear the beating of a drum or the shouting of some soldier.
After this from amid the ranks of infantry to the right of the battery came the sound of a drum and shouts of command, and from the battery one saw how those ranks of infantry moved forward.
But the roll of the drums did not make the looting soldiers run in the direction of the drum as formerly, but made them, on the contrary, run farther away.