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Synonyms for collision

Synonyms for collision

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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Collisional processes of excited atoms or ions back to the ground state is not necessary either for further excitation or relaxation back to the ground state.
Collisional evolution refers to changes in the size and number of asteroids as collisions repeat over time.
1) results from crustal stress being transferred from the Yakutat collisional zone to reactivate shallow thrust faults within the foreland fold and thrust belt of the Mackenzie Mountains (Mazzotti ct al.
This article provides an overview of a new approach to metabolite analysis that combines the latest Multiple Mass Defect Filter (MMDF) technology with high resolution LC-MS and Higher-energy Collisional Dissociation (HCD) for structural elucidation.
Haumea is already the only Kuiper Belt object known to be part of a collisional family--other chunks, besides the moons, are known to have been created when a large impactor, perhaps 500 kilometers in diameter, struck the once-larger dwarf planet in the distant past, Brown says.
by a method such as collisional activation in a mass spectrometer, activation by electron capture dissociation, photoactivation, etc.
Recent advances are addressed under a wide variety of topics including, orbital properties; nomenclature; taxonomy; physical characteristics such as sizes, composition, colours, shapes and rotations; forma tion processes and collisional evolution; the largest objects; binaries; atmospheres; links with Jupiter-family comets, planetary satellites and other solar system populations; extrasolar dust disks; laboratory studies; and prospects for the future including stellar occultations, NASA's Pluto--Kuiper Belt mission New Horizons due to arrive at Pluto in 2015, and future surveys.
Holdren's knowledge and involvement in fusion goes back to the early 1970s, when he published a paper "Analytic Approximation to Collisional Distribution in Mirror Plasmas" while working in the magnetic fusion energy program at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Collisional successor basins of Western China, Impact of tectonic inheritance on sandstone composition.
The relative motions between adjacent plates give rise to earthquakes along the plate boundaries that include spreading oceanic ridges, converging subduction zones, collisional continental plate boundaries, and transform faults along which they shear past each other (Bird, 2003; Turcotte and Schubert, 2002; Cediel et al.
Within the Estonian basement post-orogenic (later than Svecofennian collisional processes) and anorogenic (independent of Svecofennian orogenic framework) magmatic rocks were recognized by drilling and from gravity and magnetic investigations back in the middle of the 20th century (Tikhomirov 1965; Bogatikov & Birkis 1973; Kuuspalu 1975; Puura et al.
High shear is typically applied today to create the small size droplets (anywhere in the range of 50-500 nm) and the combination of a surfactant and a low molecular weight, highly water insoluble costabilizer is used to maintain their stability against collisional and diffusional (Ostwald ripening) degradation.
The book features reports on surveys based on remote observation and summaries of physical properties, results of in-situ exploration, studies of dynamical, collisional, cosmochemical and weathering evolutionary processes and discussions on asteroid families.
Collisional interactions between the particles are taken into account through pair interactions.
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