Percutient
Percutient Per*cu"tient, a. [L. percutiens, p. pr. of percutere. See {Percuss}.] Striking; having the power of striking. -- n. That which strikes, or has power to strike. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

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  • percutient — / kūˈshyent/ adjective Striking or having the power to strike noun Something that strikes or has the power to strike • • • Main Entry: ↑percuss …   Useful english dictionary

  • Percussive — Per*cuss ive, a. Striking against; percutient; as, percussive force. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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