Definitions English

  • The striking together of two bodies, especially when noise is produced.
  • The sound, vibration, or shock caused by the striking together of two bodies.
  • The act of detonating a percussion cap in a firearm.
  • A method of medical diagnosis in which various areas of the body, especially the chest, back, and abdomen, are tapped to determine by resonance the condition of internal organs.
  • Music The section of a band or orchestra composed of percussion instruments.
  • Music Percussion instruments or their players considered as a group.