Center of percussion


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that point in a body moving about a fixed axis at which it may strike an obstacle without communicating a shock to the axis.
See under Center.

See also: Center, Percussion

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The Dream, which was recently patented, hits like a standard wooden bat, but it has an intentionally larger center of percussion - what's known as the sweet spot - and is 15 to 20 times more durable.
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