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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The sharp striking of one hard object against another, usually to produce sound. Also: The group of musical instruments, such as drums or symbols.

Usage examples (35)
  • The young boy's parents were relieved when his musical interests turned from percussions to the flute.
  • The percussion is a lot more raw as well, but it's nice.
  • Come stick upon us for an exhilarating as well as singular Latin percussion unison featuring.
  • Trumpets, Cornopeans and Tubas; "percussion" -- this contains the for more
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