succuss


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succuss

to shake up; shake
Not to be confused with:
success – favorable or prosperous outcome; attainment of wealth, position, fame, etc.
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succuss

(sʌˈkʌs)
vb
1. (Medicine) med to shake (a patient) to detect the sound of fluid in the thoracic or another bodily cavity
2. rare to shake, esp with sudden force
[C17: from Latin succussus flung aloft, from succutere to toss up, from sub- from below + quatere to shake]
succussion, succussation n
sucˈcussive adj
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succuss


Past participle: succussed
Gerund: succussing

Imperative
succuss
succuss
Present
I succuss
you succuss
he/she/it succusses
we succuss
you succuss
they succuss
Preterite
I succussed
you succussed
he/she/it succussed
we succussed
you succussed
they succussed
Present Continuous
I am succussing
you are succussing
he/she/it is succussing
we are succussing
you are succussing
they are succussing
Present Perfect
I have succussed
you have succussed
he/she/it has succussed
we have succussed
you have succussed
they have succussed
Past Continuous
I was succussing
you were succussing
he/she/it was succussing
we were succussing
you were succussing
they were succussing
Past Perfect
I had succussed
you had succussed
he/she/it had succussed
we had succussed
you had succussed
they had succussed
Future
I will succuss
you will succuss
he/she/it will succuss
we will succuss
you will succuss
they will succuss
Future Perfect
I will have succussed
you will have succussed
he/she/it will have succussed
we will have succussed
you will have succussed
they will have succussed
Future Continuous
I will be succussing
you will be succussing
he/she/it will be succussing
we will be succussing
you will be succussing
they will be succussing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been succussing
you have been succussing
he/she/it has been succussing
we have been succussing
you have been succussing
they have been succussing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been succussing
you will have been succussing
he/she/it will have been succussing
we will have been succussing
you will have been succussing
they will have been succussing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been succussing
you had been succussing
he/she/it had been succussing
we had been succussing
you had been succussing
they had been succussing
Conditional
I would succuss
you would succuss
he/she/it would succuss
we would succuss
you would succuss
they would succuss
Past Conditional
I would have succussed
you would have succussed
he/she/it would have succussed
we would have succussed
you would have succussed
they would have succussed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.succuss - shake; especially (a patient to detect fluids or air in the body)
shake, agitate - move or cause to move back and forth; "The chemist shook the flask vigorously"; "My hands were shaking"
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SUCCUSS A To shake up B Monetary unit C Insulting gesture who am I?
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SUCCUSS A To shake up B Monetary unit of Ecuador C Insulting gesture who am I?
To avoid and detect potential side effects of ethanol vehicle in homeopathic treatments, C1 contained diluted (1:100) but not succussed ethanol; C2 diluted 1:100 and succussed ethanol (1C); and C3 neither homeopathic drug or ethanol added.
Many homeopathic practitioners argue that there is "water memory" that is left after such high-dilution medicines are mixed or succussed. But according to analysis of such solutions, no memory or imprint remains, other than the random movement of atoms or molecules in solution.
In this study multiple replications of this model were employed using controls and a 45X homoeopathic potency of arsenic trioxide succussed 4, 8, 16, 32, 40, 70 and 100 times.
The proposed algorithm found a close-to-optimal result in all cases, while the heuristic algorithm only succussed in the most simple cases.
This diluted solution would then be succussed (rapped firmly against a surface such as a book) 100 times in order to imprint the energetic force of the arnica into the molecular structure of the liquid.