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- (intransitive) To impact directly, especially if violent.
- When a body collides with another, then momentum is conserved.
- 2012 June 2, Phil McNulty, “England 1-0 Belgium”, in BBC Sport:
- And this friendly was not without its injury worries, with defender Gary Cahill substituted early on after a nasty, needless push by Dries Mertens that caused him to collide with goalkeeper Joe Hart, an incident that left the Chelsea defender requiring a precautionary X-ray at Wembley.
- (intransitive) To come into conflict, or be incompatible.
- China collided with the modern world.
to impact directly, especially if violent
to come into conflict, or be incompatible
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- “collide”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.
- “collide”, in The Century Dictionary […], New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911, →OCLC.