Sentence Examples


  • The earliest communications were carried on by means of "raps," or, as Sir William Crookes calls them, "percussive sounds."
  • Another class of percussive coal-cutters of American origin is represented by the Harrison, Sullivan and Ingersoll-Sergeant machines, which are essentially large rock-drills without turning gear for the cutting tool, and mounted upon a pair of wheels placed so as to allow the tool to work on a forward slope.
  • Dramatic and highly percussive once it gets in its stride, it rolls and rumbles along with a growing sense of unease.
  • Opening track of the night was ' Gabriel ' , a laid-back number built around gently percussive strums.
  • Randy Greif, always interesting, contributes a subdued, lightly percussive composition that unfortunately sounded a bit muddy.

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