[per-kuhs-iv] /pərˈkʌs ɪv/
of, relating to, or characterized by .
of, caused by, or relating to percussion
1735, from Latin percuss-, past participle stem of percutere (see percussion) + -ive.
- Percussive maintenance
jargon The fine art of whacking a device to get it working, possibly using a fine adjuster. (1999-01-15)
[per-kuhs-er] /pərˈkʌs ər/ noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. . percussor per·cus·sor (pər-kŭs’ər) n. See plexor.
[pur-kyoo-tey-nee-uh s] /ˌpɜr kyuˈteɪ ni əs/ adjective 1. administered, removed, or absorbed by way of the skin, as an injection, needle biopsy, or transdermal drug. /ˌpɜːkjʊˈteɪnɪəs/ adjective 1. (med) effected through the skin, as in the absorption of an ointment adj. 1862, from Latin per cutem “through the skin” (see cuticle) + -ous. Related: Percutaneously. […]
[pur-see] /ˈpɜr si/ noun 1. Sir Henry (“Hotspur”) 1364–1403, English military and rebel leader. 2. Thomas, 1729–1811, English poet and antiquary: bishop of Dromore 1782–1811. 3. Walker, 1916–90, U.S. essayist and novelist. 4. a male given name, form of . /ˈpɜːsɪ/ noun 1. Sir Henry, known as Harry Hotspur. 1364–1403, English rebel, who was killed […]