[per-kuhsh-uh-nist] /pərˈkʌʃ ə nɪst/
a musician who plays instruments.
(music) a person who plays any of several percussion instruments, esp in an orchestra
“player of a percussion instrument,” 1921, from percussion + -ist.
noun 1. a gunlock on a firearm that fires by striking a percussion cap. noun 1. a gunlock in which the hammer strikes a percussion cap
- Percussion tool
noun 1. a power driven tool which operates by striking rapid blows: the power may be electricity or compressed air
noun 1. a form of resistance welding in which the required pressure is provided by a hammerlike blow.
[per-kuhs-iv] /pərˈkʌs ɪv/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characterized by . /pəˈkʌsɪv/ adjective 1. of, caused by, or relating to percussion adj. 1735, from Latin percuss-, past participle stem of percutere (see percussion) + -ive.