Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

center of percussion

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun Mechanics.
  1. the point on a rigid body, suspended so as to be able to move freely about a fixed axis, at which the body may be struck without changing the position of the axis.

Origin of center of percussion

First recorded in 1720–30
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
  • About
  • Cookies, Terms, & Privacy
© 2018 Dictionary.com, LLC.