collision

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  • Info A collision is an event in which two or more bodies exert forces on each other for a relatively short time. more...
  • She returned to an international tour ten months after the collision and began singing again.
  • Smith's back was broken by the collision and he died three days later.
  • After the collision, both vessels left the area under their own power.
  • Show that you're a regular head-on collision when anything gets in your way. Cited from Old Gorgon Graham, by George Horace Lorimer
  • Ten people, all members of one family, were injured during a head-on collision.
  • This time period is different for each system, so that the collision does not occur again.
  • Eight United States troops are killed in a mid-air collision during the failed operation.
  • For example, but for running the red light, the collision would not have occurred.
  • All seven people died in the first-ever mid-air collision between airliners.
  • Death by collisions with man-made structures and objects can be serious local issue.
  • If the collision rule mentioned above is used, there is still a considerable advantage in moving first.
  • Usually only two boats would race at once to avoid collision.
  • The general effect is similar to that produced by two ships having a head-on collision at ten miles per second. Cited from Islands of Space, by John W Campbell
  • During the race, he retired due from a collision with a concrete wall.
  • She was hit on the driver's side in a head on collision.
  • Numerous people have also died in collisions during or shortly after police car chases.
  • A collision happened that tore off the front door support and the door dropped down.
  • Large collisions - with objects - happen approximately once every twenty million years.
  • In urban areas, there are records of collisions with structures including white walls.
  • After head-on collisions, the most common severe injury accident is the side impact.
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Words starting with collision

Meaning of collision

  • noun (physics) a brief event in which two or more bodies come together
    the collision of the particles resulted in an exchange of energy and a change of direction
  • noun An accident resulting from violent impact of a moving object
    three passengers were killed in the collision, the collision of the two ships resulted in a serious oil spill
  • noun A conflict of opposed ideas or attitudes or goals
    a collision of interests