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a course of a moving object that will lead to a collision if it continues unchanged

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a course of action (following a given idea) that will lead to conflict if it continues unabated

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Person who posted it, Marcus 575, wrote that researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory have found a large object the size of Manhattan which is possibly on a collision course with Earth, CNET reported.
No action will be taken against jockeys over their refusal to leave the weighing room to hear the result of the stewards' inquiry at Aintree nearly five weeks ago, but yesterday's announcement that the governing authority would press ahead with a hearing on other aspects of the matter The guideline punishment for such a breach is a one-day ban, but such is the strength of feeling among riders VVCONTINUES page 15 THE BHA and all but one of the jockeys who rode in this year's Grand National are on a collision course after it was revealed 39 riders will face charges over their conduct at the start.
That nation is on a dangerous collision course and they have to be stopped from doing what they are," said Shaikh Khalid.
This government, which was founded upon the orders from Syria and Hezbollah, is placing Lebanon on collision course with the Arabs and this has never happened since the country's independence," the MP said.
Opponents, including the Teamsters Union, worry that drivers forced to swerve around cyclists would place themselves on a collision course with oncoming traffic, especially on narrow roads.
The technology warns pilots when they are on a collision course with the terrain.
EL-HADJI DIOUF remains on collision course with Sam Allardyce and has been left out of the Bol-ton squad for tomorrow's match against Charlton.
Their two careers became set on an unnecessary and unfortunate collision course.
Careful control of the tractor's thrusters would keep the craft close to the asteroid as it slowly pulled the rock off its collision course.
TONY BLAIR was today on a collision course with Labour rebels after refusing to back down over controversial anti-terror laws.
With his graceful shot, this poor boy unknowingly set the middle-school girl world on a collision course with his.
Joe and Candy seem on a collision course with disaster; but their mutual interests may also save them in Kevin Brooks' romance about two very different worlds.
The Premier League appear to be on a collision course with the Football Association after launching a stinging attack on the English game's governing body.
TONY PULIS is on a collision course with Stoke's Icelandic owners over transfer funds which could see him quit.
Plot: John Beckwith and Jeremy Klein, a pair of womanisers who sneak into weddings to take advantage of the romance in the air, find themselves on collision course when John, played by Owen Wilson falls for a girl.
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