Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of percuss.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as percussant.

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Examples

  • As the cabin lurched back and forth and the sounds of rocket fire percussed the urgent, faltering rhythm of our right engine, I unfastened my seat belt, and, finding my center of gravity, rose from my seat, moving past aides frozen still in their seats, arms locked like girders against their arm rests in terror, and walked up the center aisle to the pilot's cabin.

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  • As the cabin lurched back and forth and the sounds of rocket fire percussed the urgent, faltering rhythm of our right engine, I unfastened my seat belt, and, finding my center of gravity, rose from my seat, moving past aides shock still in their chairs, arms locked like girders against their arm rests in terror, and walked up the center aisle to the pilot's cabin.

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  • Notice how percussed (ph) are horns are as well, and also the voice.

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  • The wind and the waves swashed, keened, percussed; the decks plunged and rolled.

    The Whale Warriors

  • The slender brunette limped to his side and turned her gaze upward as another thunderstrike percussed the ship.

    Reap the Whirlwind

  • Dirt Music plunges the reader straight into small-town life in Western Australia, where we find ourselves at once adrift and percussed by the tidal movements of love.

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  • In between each dilution the mixture is percussed to allow for further saturation and potentization.

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  • The cages percussed with activity—dark, oblong blurs banded with white, scurrying from side to side: hooded rats.

    Over the Edge

  • The foot is then examined -- pared, percussed, pinched, and in other ways manipulated -- but nothing further is forthcoming.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • After extreme expiration, if the thoracic walls be percussed, this capacity will be found much diminished; and the extreme limits of the thoracic space, which during full inspiration yielded a clear sound, indicative of the presence of the lung, will now, on percussion, manifest a dull sound, in consequence of the absence of the lung, which has receded from the place previously occupied.

    Surgical Anatomy

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