percussion section

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of percussion section

: the group of musicians who play percussion instruments in a band or orchestra

Word by Word Definitions

percussion play
  1. : the act of percussing: such as

  2. : the striking of a percussion cap so as to set off the charge in a firearm

  3. : the beating or striking of a musical instrument

section play
  1. : the action or an instance of cutting or separating by cutting

  2. : a part set off by or as if by cutting

  3. : a distinct part or portion of something written (such as a chapter, law, or newspaper)

  1. : to cut or separate into sections

  2. : to represent in sections

  3. : to become cut or separated into parts


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