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This week's word in the news: PERCUSSIVE

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Characterized by percussion; caused by or related to the action of striking or pounding something.

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Enter the huge building that houses the Excavation Engineering and Earth Mechanics Institute at the Colorado School of Mines, walk past the massive tunnel-boring machine, rotary and percussive drills, and you’ll get a glimpse of the new frontier of development — space resources.
The Denver Post -- 03/18/2019

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