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percussive

[per-kuhs-iv] /pərˈkʌs ɪv/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characterized by percussion.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; percuss(ion) + -ive
Related forms
percussively, adverb
percussiveness, noun
nonpercussive, adjective
unpercussive, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for un percussive

percussive

/pəˈkʌsɪv/
adjective
1.
of, caused by, or relating to percussion
Derived Forms
percussively, adverb
percussiveness, noun
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Word Origin and History for un percussive

percussive

adj.

1735, from Latin percuss-, past participle stem of percutere (see percussion) + -ive.

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