Entry: tympanum (n.)
In context: "An intriguing single-decker medical-looking bldg. with a sort of tympanum over the smoked glass door..."
Definition: The vertical recessed face of a pediment, often adorned with sculpture.
A drum or similar instrument, as a tambourine or timbrel (esp. ancient); also, the stretched membrane of a drum, a drum-head.
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Source: Oxford English Dictionary