Drumstick vs Cymbal - What's the difference?

drumstick | cymbal |


As nouns the difference between drumstick and cymbal

is that drumstick is a stick used to play drums while cymbal is (musical instruments) a concave plate of brass or bronze that produces a sharp, ringing sound when struck: played either in pairs, by striking them together, or singly by striking with a drumstick or the like.

drumstick

English

Noun

(wikipedia drumstick) (en noun)
  • A stick used to play drums.
  • The second joint of the leg bone of a chicken or other fowl, as meat.
  • (India) The moringa or drumstick tree, Moringa oleifera , especially its slender, cylindrical pods.
  • Synonyms

    * (chicken) chicken leg

    Coordinate terms

    * (chicken) chicken thigh, thigh

    cymbal

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (musical instruments) a concave plate of brass or bronze that produces a sharp, ringing sound when struck: played either in pairs, by striking them together, or singly by striking with a drumstick or the like.
  • Derived terms

    * cymbalist