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NOUN   a tympanum | tympanums / tympana
SYNO eardrum | kettle | kettledrum | ...
timpan {m}
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Translation for 'tympanum' from English to Croatian

timpan {m}arhit.glazb.
Usage Examples English
  • "Solenodonsaurus" was once believed to have had an impedance matching hearing system like those of modern tetrapods, with an eardrum-like membrane called a tympanum that covered a notch in the squamosal bone at the back of the skull.
  • They then covered everything in a layer of plaster in order to affix other art work on top of the tympanum.
  • The carved tympanum of the Puerta del Cordero is one of the basilica's most notable features. Created prior to 1100, this romanesque tympanum depicts the sacrifice of Abraham.
  • The right tympanum is divided into three parts and is dedicated to the theme of salvation.
  • The specific name "magnitympanum" is derived from Latin "magnus" meaning "large" and "tympanum" meaning "drum", in reference to the large tympanum.
  • The north doorway has a 12th-century tympanum above it.
  • The imposing façade has monumental Corinthian pilasters upholding a triangular tympanum.
  • The flanking wings have composite brick and stone, but the center is smooth stone with a triangular tympanum.
  • The tympanum is profusely carved with vegetal motifs that are reminiscent of Al-Andalus art.
  • The tympanum depicts the Apocalypse of the Book of Revelation.
  • The main door of the church, with a carved tympanum, dates from the late fifteenth century.
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