Definition of 'percussion'
Example sentences containing 'percussion'
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For some reason, the rain's percussion made her want to laugh; so laugh she did. GALILEE (2001)I crawled and staggered to the door, the percussion of the rain still deafening. A DARKENING STAIN (2001)
We turned a corner into another long, stifling, shadowy corridor and heard music, faraway and insistent, the percussion first. DOWNTOWN (2001)
Trends of 'percussion'
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Translations for 'percussion'
British English: percussion /pəˈkʌʃən/ NOUN
Percussion instruments are musical instruments that you hit, such as drums.
...the orchestra's powerful percussion section.
- American English: percussion
- Arabic: نَقْرٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: percussão
- Chinese: 打击乐器
- Croatian: udaraljke
- Czech: bicí nástroj
- Danish: slagtøj
- Dutch: percussie
- European Spanish: percusión
- Finnish: isku lyönti (mm.soittimen)
- French: percussions
- German: Aufschlag Erschütterung
- Greek: κρούση
- Italian: percussione
- Japanese: 衝突
- Korean: 타격
- Norwegian: slag
- Polish: zderzenie
- European Portuguese: percussão
- Romanian: percuție
- Russian: удар
- Spanish: percusión
- Swedish: slaginstrument
- Thai: เครื่องดนตรีประเภทเคาะหรือตี
- Turkish: vurmalı müzik
- Ukrainian: ударний інструмент
- Vietnamese: sự gõ
Definition of percussion from the Collins English Dictionary
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