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violent forcible contact between two or more things

Synonyms for collision

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

an accident resulting from violent impact of a moving object

a conflict of opposed ideas or attitudes or goals

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Altogether collisions between the classes of the old society further, in many ways, the course of development of the proletariat.
But I have more influence than any body else over Blanche and I can prevent the collision between them which Sir Patrick dreads.
The collision crushed our steel bows, and notwithstanding every effort on our part came near to hurling us from the deck.
The collision had retarded our progress and now a hundred swift scouts were close upon us.
The car, which was of a circular form and fifteen feet in diameter, was made of wicker-work, strengthened with a slight covering of iron, and protected below by a system of elastic springs, to deaden the shock of collision.
Fred and Rosamond had little to say to each other now that marriage had removed her from collision with the unpleasantness of brothers, and especially now that he had taken what she held the stupid and even reprehensible step of giving up the Church to take to such a business as Mr.
With her fell a shower of her own tiny fliers, for each of them had come in violent collision with the solid shaft.
As the craft neared the building, and just before she struck, the Martian warriors swarmed upon her from the windows, and with their great spears eased the shock of the collision, and in a few moments they had thrown out grappling hooks and the big boat was being hauled to ground by their fellows below.
Seven of 74 car models examined earned superior ratings for front crash prevention systems, according to a recent Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) test of technologies designed to help drivers avoid front-to-rear collisions.
Instead, Cosmic Collisions grabs visitors and hurls them through time and space to explore the hypersonic impacts driving the continuing evolution of the universe.
The number of injury accidents caused by bike-car collisions have generally declined since at least 1999, according to the California Highway Patrol.
As a result, motor-vehicle collisions involving moose are capable of causing substantial injury to vehicle occupants (3).
Andromeda provides "an absolutely unique vantage point for studying head-on collisions, right on our doorstep," Block adds.
By conducting extensive crash tests at its indoor omni-directional Real World Crash Test Facility, applying advanced computer simulation technology, and leading the way with the introduction of motorcycle rider test dummies, Honda has gathered and analyzed a wide array of data on the behavior of motorcycles during collisions.
Random access schemes for packet networks featuring distributed control require algorithms and protocols for resolving packet collisions that occur as the uncoordinated terminals contend for the channel.