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Percussion vs. Concussion

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Percussionnoun

(countable) The collision of two bodies in order to produce a sound.

Concussionnoun

A violent collision or shock.

Percussionnoun

(countable) The sound so produced.

Concussionnoun

The unlawful forcing of another by threats of violence to yield up something of value.

Percussionnoun

(countable) The detonation of a percussion cap in a firearm.

Concussionnoun

A shaking or agitation; a shock; caused by the collision of two bodies.

β€˜It is believed that great ringing of bells, in populous cities, hath dissipated pestilent air; which may be from the concussion of the air.’;

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Percussionnoun

(medicine) The tapping of the body as an aid to medical diagnosis.

Concussionnoun

A condition of lowered functional activity, without visible structural change, produced in an organ by a shock, as by fall or blow; as, a concussion of the brain.

Percussionnoun

(music) The section of an orchestra or band containing percussion instruments; such instruments considered as a group; in bands, may be separate from drum kits.

Concussionnoun

The unlawful forcing of another by threats of violence to yield up something of value.

β€˜Then concussion, rapine, pilleries,Their catalogue of accusations fill.’;

Percussionnoun

(engineering) The repeated striking of an object to break or shape it, as in percussion drilling.

Concussionnoun

injury to the brain caused by a blow; usually resulting in loss of consciousness

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Percussionnoun

(palmistry) The outer side of the hand.

Concussionnoun

any violent blow

Percussionnoun

The act of percussing, or striking one body against another; forcible collision, esp. such as gives a sound or report.

Concussion

A concussion, also known as a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), is a head injury that temporarily affects brain functioning. Symptoms may include loss of consciousness (LOC); memory loss; headaches; difficulty with thinking, concentration or balance; nausea; blurred vision; sleep disturbances; and mood changes.

Percussionnoun

Hence: The effect of violent collision; vibratory shock; impression of sound on the ear.

β€˜The thunderlike percussion of thy sounds.’;

Percussionnoun

The act of tapping or striking the surface of the body in order to learn the condition of the parts beneath by the sound emitted or the sensation imparted to the fingers. Percussion is said to be immediate if the blow is directly upon the body; if some interventing substance, as a pleximeter, is, used, it is called mediate.

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Percussionnoun

the act of playing a percussion instrument

Percussionnoun

the act of exploding a percussion cap

Percussionnoun

the section of a band or orchestra that plays percussion instruments

Percussionnoun

tapping a part of the body for diagnostic purposes

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