Tapper

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3-2-280

Tapper (U.S.A.)

A heavy pendulum suspended outside a bell which sets the bell in vibration by striking it.


Note: A tapper is a form of hammer (3-2-285).




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

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