What does tam-tam mean?

Definitions for tam-tamˈtʌmˌtʌm, ˈtæmˌtæm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gong, tam-tam(noun)

    a percussion instrument consisting of a metal plate that is struck with a softheaded drumstick


  1. tam-tam(Noun)

    a flat gong (without knob) that is struck with a felt-covered hammer

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tam-tam(noun)

    a kind of drum used in the East Indies and other Oriental countries; -- called also tom-tom

  2. Tam-tam(noun)

    a gong. See Gong, n., 1

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tam-tam

    See Tom-tom.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tam-tam in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tam-tam in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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