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Meaning of "tympanum" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TYMPANUM

From Latin, from Greek tumpanon drum; related to Greek tuptein to beat.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TYMPANUM

tympanum  [ˈtɪmpənəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TYMPANUM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tympanum is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TYMPANUM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of tympanum in the English dictionary

The first definition of tympanum in the dictionary is the cavity of the middle ear. Other definition of tympanum is any diaphragm resembling that in the middle ear in function. Tympanum is also Also called: tympan the recessed space bounded by the cornices of a pediment, esp one that is triangular in shape and ornamented.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TYMPANUM


Cheltenham
ˈtʃɛltənəm
Dagenham
ˈdæɡənəm
galbanum
ˈɡælbənəm
labdanum
ˈlæbdənəm
ladanum
ˈlædənəm
lanthanum
ˈlænθənəm
laudanum
ˈlɔːdənəm
olibanum
ɒˈlɪbənəm
organum
ˈɔːɡənəm
origanum
əˈrɪɡənəm
polygonum
pəˈlɪɡənəm
Twickenham
ˈtwɪkənəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TYMPANUM

tymbal
tymp
tympan
tympana
tympanal
tympani
tympanic
tympanic bone
tympanic membrane
tympanies
tympaniform
tympanist
tympanites
tympanitic
tympanitis
tympany
Tyndale
Tyndall
Tyndall effect
tyndallimetry

WORDS THAT END LIKE TYMPANUM

aluminum
annum
arcanum
Barnum
double-magnum
e pluribus unum
fanum
Forum Romanum
granum
magnum
molybdenum
opus anglicanum
per annum
plenum
regnum
solanum
stannum
sternum
verumontanum
viburnum

Synonyms and antonyms of tympanum in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «tympanum» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TYMPANUM

Find out the translation of tympanum to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of tympanum from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «tympanum» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

鼓室
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tímpano
570 millions of speakers

English

tympanum
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

tympanum
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

طبلة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Барабанная
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tímpano
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মধ্যকর্ণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tympan
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tympanum
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Trommelfell
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

鼓膜
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

고막
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tympanum
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

màng nhi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

செவிப்பறை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कर्णमूत्र
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kulak zarı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

timpano
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

tympanon
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

барабанна
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

timpan
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τύμπανο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

timpanum
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tympanum
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Tympanon
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of tympanum

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TYMPANUM»

The term «tympanum» is regularly used and occupies the 75.499 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TYMPANUM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about tympanum

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TYMPANUM»

Discover the use of tympanum in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to tympanum and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Gardner's Art through the Ages: The Western Perspective, |
An inscription on the tympanum of the late-llth-century monas— tic church of Santa Cruz de la Serés in Spain made this message explicit: “I am the eternal door. Pass through me faithful. I am the source oflife.m1 Many variations exist within the ...
Fred Kleiner, 2013
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History of Art: The Western Tradition
(Compare the Christ of the center tympanum with his counterpart at Vézelay, fig. 10-26.) It also appears in the discipline of the symbolic program underlying the entire scheme. While an understanding of the subtler aspects of this program ...
Horst Woldemar Janson, Anthony F. Janson, 2004
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Manual of Middle Ear Surgery
There are many reports of a high incidence of residual cholesteatoma in all mastoidectomy techniques, with disease located particularly in the posterior tympanum and especially in the sinus tympani (Smyth 1980, Sheehy 1970 a, 1970b, ...
Mirko Tos, 1995
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On some points in the Physiology of the Tympanum, etc
IN selecting the subject, “A few points connected with the Physiology of the Tympanum,” .for our evening's discussion, my object is to elicit the views and opinions of the FelIOWs of the Society in reference to certain conditions and functions still ...
George PILCHER (F.R.C.S.), 1854
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The Insects: Structure and Function
In the lacewing Chrysopa, the tympanum is on the ventral side of the radial vein of the forewing. This vein has a bulbous swelling near the base that is thick— walled and rigid above, but has a thin tympanum below. Unlike most other tympanal ...
R. F. Chapman, Stephen J. Simpson, Angela E. Douglas, 2012
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On the artificial tympanum: a new mode of treating deafness
both by professional and unprofessional persons, as rupture of the tympanum from loud noises, are cases in which the vibratory shock produces instant deafness from its effects on the brain or auditory nerve, whereas mere rupture of the ...
James Yearsley, 1862
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On the Artificial Tympanum: A New Mode of Treating Deafness, ...
the success of the remedy when the membrane was not perforate, to a disorganisation, involving somehow or other the ossicles within the cavity of the tympanum itself. This view is borne out by Dr. Ehrard ; for in a museum in Germany, ...
James Yearsley, 1868
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Art in World History
The upper part of the arched opening was filled in to provide a semicircular arena , or tympanum, for sculptural decoration. As churches became grander, these openings became correspondingly larger, and the increasing weight of the ...
Mary Hollingsworth, 2003
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Ear Diseases of the Dog and Cat
The process of myringotomy allows assessment of the contents of the tympanic bulla when the tympanum is intact. ... MYRINGOTOMY MYRINGOTOMY Surgical the tympanum Surgical the tympanum (myringotomy) is indicated in a number of  ...
Richard G. Harvey, Agnes J. Delauche, Joseph Harari, 2005
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Hermeneutics and Medieval Culture
CALVIN B. KENDALL The remarkable Last Judgment tympanum of the basilica of Ste.-Foy of Conquest is situated uncertainly in the history of Romanesque art. Estimates as to when it was carved range widely. Most art historians date it ...
Patrick J. Gallacher, Helen Damico, 1989

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TYMPANUM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term tympanum is used in the context of the following news items.
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Twin Study Shows That The Taste For Sugar Is (Partly) Genetic
Oddly, people with a history of middle ear infections had sweeter taste perceptions than others – possibly because damage to the chorda tympanum nerve, ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
2
Tar Iguana, Tympanum
It also explains the peculiar title of their debut album, Tympanum. A tympanum is an external hearing gland found in certain amphibians and reptiles, such as ... «Seven Days, May 15»
3
Two local artisans bring handmade soaps and letterpress printing to …
Jenny Frech of The Soapy Gnome and Amy Worsham of The Tympanum Press are this season's featured local makers in Home 574 magazine. «The Elkhart Truth, Mar 15»
4
Great Rollright, Oxfordshire
This is a rustic example of Romanesque carving: it has many of the typical features of this style – chevron ornament, beakheads, a carved tympanum (the ... «NOTTINGHAM CITY COUNCIL LOLS, Jan 15»
5
Poem of the week: Ballad by Philip Fried
But the medium here is the message, delivered “in a split-second over/ Plains that outdistance their tympanum sky”. It's the listener's auditory canal that is ... «The Guardian, Jan 15»
6
African tree toads, smalltongue toads, four-digit toads, red-backed …
It also lacks a tympanum and columella (what is it with all these toads losing their ears?) and have a reduced phalangeal and digital formula (as suggested by ... «Scientific American, Dec 14»
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Patents for humanity: Special edition of Technology and Innovation
Jaipreet Virdi-Dhesi provides a historical look at the nineteenth century technology invented by James Yearsley, an artificial tympanum for the ear, a hearing aid ... «Phys.Org, Oct 14»
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Preserving Samarkand's precious heritage
In Registan Square work is going on to recreate one of the tympanum sections of ... it on its final location, the tympanum,” says chief restorer Davlat Khakimov. «euronews, Oct 14»
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I Tamburi di Coragino al "Milites et Tympanum"
Sabato 30 agosto a Gualdo Cattaneo, i Tamburini di Corciano parteciperanno al primo Trofeo “Milites et Tympanum“, sfida tra Tamburini Storici dell'Umbria, ... «Corcianonline, Aug 14»
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Is Backpacking Dying?
... observed) into a greasy fart-sack, and be woken far too early, with the cruel lash of sun-up and the birdsong bouncing on your tympanum like a pogo stick. «Gear Junkie, Jul 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Tympanum [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/tympanum>. Jun 2021 ».
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