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1. percussion

noun. ['pɝˈkʌʃən'] the act of exploding a percussion cap.

Antonyms

  • end

Etymology

  • percussio (Latin)
  • percutio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Percussion

  • discussion
  • concussion
  • prussian
  • russian

Example sentences of the word percussion


1. Noun, singular or mass
When you hit a stud, you will hear a noticeable difference in the percussion sound.

2. Adjective
Cymbals are percussion instruments that accompany a drum set and are used to help keep the rhythm section stable.

2. percussion

noun. ['pɝˈkʌʃən'] the act of playing a percussion instrument.

Synonyms

  • music

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • polyphonic music

Etymology

  • percussio (Latin)
  • percutio (Latin)

3. percussion

noun. ['pɝˈkʌʃən'] tapping a part of the body for diagnostic purposes.

Synonyms

  • auscultation

Antonyms

  • polyphony
  • monophonic music

Etymology

  • percussio (Latin)
  • percutio (Latin)

4. percussion

noun. ['pɝˈkʌʃən'] the section of a band or orchestra that plays percussion instruments.

Synonyms

  • percussion section
  • section

Etymology

  • percussio (Latin)
  • percutio (Latin)
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