Definitions for collision

Definitions for (noun) collision

Main entry: collision

Definition: a conflict of opposed ideas or attitudes or goals

Usage: a collision of interests

Main entry: collision

Definition: an accident resulting from violent impact of a moving object

Usage: three passengers were killed in the collision; the collision of the two ships resulted in a serious oil spill

Main entry: hit, collision

Definition: (physics) a brief event in which two or more bodies come together

Usage: the collision of the particles resulted in an exchange of energy and a change of direction

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