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percept something perceived by the senses. [2 definitions]
perceptible capable of being perceived.
perception that which is received through the senses. [3 definitions]
perceptive having keen perception, insight, or intuitive understanding. [2 definitions]
perceptual of, relating to, or involving perception.
perch1 a rod, branch, or the like on which birds sit. [6 definitions]
perch2 any of various edible freshwater fishes that have spiny fins. [2 definitions]
perchance in literary use, maybe or possibly; perhaps.
Percheron any of a breed of large draft horse, usu. gray or black.
perchlorate a salt or ester of perchloric acid.
perchloric acid a strong acid of hydrogen, chlorine, and oxygen that is unstable in some conditions, is a powerful oxidizing agent, and is used as a catalyst and in explosives.
percipient having an acute power of perception or discernment; perceptive.
percolate to cause (a liquid) to trickle or pass through something porous, such as a filter. [6 definitions]
percolator a coffee pot that makes coffee by repeatedly forcing boiling water up through a hollow center tube and filtering it through a basket filled with coffee grounds.
percussion the forceful striking of one usu. hard object against another, esp. when sound is produced on impact. [4 definitions]
percussion cap a small metal cap containing gunpowder or other charge that explodes when struck.
percussion instrument a musical instrument, such as a drum, cymbal, xylophone, or piano, in which the sound is produced when some part is struck.
percussionist a musician who plays percussion instruments.
percussive of, concerning, or characterized by percussion.
percutaneous of a medical procedure, done through the skin.
per diem by the day; per day. [3 definitions]