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Definition of the noun repercussion

What does repercussion mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: repercussions

  1. a remote or indirect consequence of some action
  2. a movement back from an impact

Alternative definition of the noun repercussion


  1. A consequence or ensuing result of some action.


Repercussion is a record label.


  1. "Repercussion" is the second album by The dB's. Like its predecessor, Stands for Decibels, the album was commercially unsuccessful but has since developed a cult following. It is now arguably regarded as just as much of a classic as Stands for Decibels by both fans of power pop and rock fans in general.
  2. "Repercussion" is a musical single of Tony Dax.
    • released in (17 years ago)
  3. "Repercussion" is a musical album of Stoic Disruption.

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Google previewBoston Medical and Surgical Journal (1846)

Repercussion is a name given to an effect produced by certain topical applications, by aid of which the physician designs to...

Google previewThe New England Journal of Medicine (1846)

REPERCUSSION is a name given to an effect produced by certain topical applications, by aid of which the physician...

Repercussion is the result of many and most varied therapeutic means, which do not reside in a particular property, ...

Google previewEnding War, Building Peace (2009)

by Lynda-Ann Blanchard, Leah Chan

One such repercussion is that there are still two million Iraqi refugees in the neighbouring states of Syria and Jordan. The Iraqi refugees present an international humanitarian crisis that threatens the stability ...

Google previewBonding with Your Teen through Boundaries (Revised Edition) (2010)

by June Hunt

The repercussion is that your teens will not enjoy the freedom or the privacy they had previously enjoyed. All activities will be monitored by you or someone you ...

Google previewNano Devices and Sensors (2016)

by Juin J. Liou, Shien-Kuei Liaw, Yung-Hui Chung

major repercussion is that the Vh value will be decreased about 66.7 ~ 73.7%. Keywords: Electrostatic discharge (ESD), lateral-diffused MOS (LDMOS), siliconcontrolled rectifier (SCR), stripe type, transmission-line pulse (TLP), waffle type.

Google previewCorruption, Global Security, and World Order (2009)

by Robert I. Rotberg

A possible adverse repercussion is that the principal 406 Johann Graf Lambsdorff.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

REPERCUSSION, n.s. [from repercuss ; repercuffio, Lat. repercuffion, Fr.] The act of driving back ; rebound. — In echoes, there is no new elision, but a repercuffion. Bacon.— By repercuffion beams ingender fire. Cowleu. They various ways ...

Google previewA Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language (1881)

by John Walker

REPERCUSSION, ré-pêr-kāsh'ên. s. The act of driving back, rebound. - REPERCUSSlyk, ropérios'siv. a. Having the power of driving back, or causing a reoound ; repellent; driven back, rebounding. REPERTITIOUS, rép-pér-tish's. a. Found ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1895)

Pronouncing, Etymological, and Explanatory; Embracing Scientific and Other Terms, Numerous Familiar Terms and a Copious Selection of Old English Words by James Stormonth, Philip Henry Phelp

repercussion , n. r&per-kusfcfm [F. repercussion, repercussion — from L. repercusslonem, a rebounding — from re, back or again ; percuVert, percussum, to strike or beat : It.

Google previewThe Outlines of Materia Medica & Clinical Dictionary (1997)

by Henry Buck

Fevers of the Sthenic Type, with torpidity of vital reaction ; Typhoid ; Typhus ; Gastric ; Mucous ; Bilious, intermittent ; Rheumatic Fever ; Puerperal and Milk Fevers ; Spontaneous dislocation ; ,Repercussion of Eruption in Exanthema; Diseases ...

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Repercussion Meaning

Video shows what repercussion means. A consequence or ensuing result of some action.. The act of driving back, or the state of being driven back, reflection, ...

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Quotes about Repercussion

A woman lives against her will
And kills most of her thrills.
Guilt, shame, repercussion and self esteem.
Would stand against her thrills.
24.07.2006 (Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar)
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Scrabble value of R1E1P3E1R1C3U1S1S1I1O1N1

The value of this 12-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.


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