Definition of Succuss

1. Verb. Shake; especially (a patient to detect fluids or air in the body).

Exact synonyms: Shake Up
Generic synonyms: Agitate, Shake
Derivative terms: Succussion



Definition of Succuss

1. Verb. To shake with vigor. ¹

2. Verb. (medical) ''specifically'' to shake a patient to detect fluids or air in the body. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Succuss

1. to shake violently [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Succuss

succulences
succulencies
succulency
succulent
succulently
succulents
succulous
succumb
succumbed
succumbest
succumbeth
succumbing
succumbs
succursal
succus
succuss (current term)
succussation
succussations
succussed
succusses
succussing
succussion
succussive
such
such(a)
such(p)
such-and-such
such-and-suches
such and such
such as

Literary usage of Succuss

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Physiological Materia Medica by William H. Burt (1883)
"Then take ten drops of this seventh dilution, place in a bottle and add ninety drops of pure alcohol and succuss the vial as above, which produces the 8th ..."

2. Physiological materia medica, containing all that is known of the by William H. Burt (1896)
"Then take ten drops of this seventh dilution, place in a bottle and add ninety drops of pure alcohol and succuss the vial as above, which produces the 8th ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"succuss (su-kus'), i'. t. ... shake up: see succuss.} Characterized by a shaking motion, especially an up-and-down movement, such (such), a. and pro». ..."

4. View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1880)
"... but the greater part were prudent enough to choose him rather as a friend than a master.1 This succuss of a monarch selected by the Roman pontiffs ..."

5. Our Country: Its Possible Future and Its Present Crisis by Josiah Strong (1885)
"... raise ourselves to be a large and wide-spread political power, and with confidence anticipate complete succuss in all our undertakings. ..."

6. Physiological Materia Medica by William H. Burt (1883)
"Then take ten drops of this seventh dilution, place in a bottle and add ninety drops of pure alcohol and succuss the vial as above, which produces the 8th ..."

7. Physiological materia medica, containing all that is known of the by William H. Burt (1896)
"Then take ten drops of this seventh dilution, place in a bottle and add ninety drops of pure alcohol and succuss the vial as above, which produces the 8th ..."

8. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"succuss (su-kus'), i'. t. ... shake up: see succuss.} Characterized by a shaking motion, especially an up-and-down movement, such (such), a. and pro». ..."

9. View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1880)
"... but the greater part were prudent enough to choose him rather as a friend than a master.1 This succuss of a monarch selected by the Roman pontiffs ..."

10. Our Country: Its Possible Future and Its Present Crisis by Josiah Strong (1885)
"... raise ourselves to be a large and wide-spread political power, and with confidence anticipate complete succuss in all our undertakings. ..."

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