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- (n) a series of short sharp taps (as made by strokes on a drum or knocks on a door)
- Today, the sound of clapping has been drowned by the rat-a-tat-tat of gunfire across the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
- Sensitive to the electromagnetic gamma rays which radium continually ejects, it emits a shrill rat-a-tat-tat of clicks whenever it approaches a radium hideout.
- Another line referred to bombing innocent people and there was also a rat-a-tat-tat of gunfire.