Definition of Percussions

1. Noun. (plural of percussion) ¹



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Definition of Percussions

1. percussion [n] - See also: percussion

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Percussions

percontatorial
percurrent
percursory
percuss
percussed
percusses
percussing
percussion
percussion cap
percussion section
percussion sound
percussion wave
percussionist
percussionists
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percussive
percussive instrument
percussive maintenance
percussively
percussiveness
percussor
percussors
percutaneous
percutaneous absorption
percutaneous cholangiography
percutaneous nephrostomy
percutaneous stimulation
percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography
percutaneous transluminal angioplasty

Literary usage of Percussions

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1. Guesses at Truth by Julius Charles Hare, Augustus William Hare (1847)
"... by altering its bed, and so subjecting the river during its descent to a new set of percussions and reverberations. And what, when at last effected, ..."

2. A Treatise of Mechanics by Siméon-Denis Poisson (1842)
"In consequence of the invariability of the coefficients A, A', A", &c., during the continuance of the percussions, these equations refer indifferently to ..."

3. The Works of Francis Bacon by John Thomas Scharf, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Francis Bacon, James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis, Douglas Denon Heath, William Rawley (1876)
"So there are (in effect) but three percussions that create tenes ; percussions of metals (comprehending glass and the like), percussions of air, ..."

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