collider

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

collide +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

collider (plural colliders)

  1. (physics) Any of several forms of particle accelerator in which two opposing beams of particles collide.
  2. (graph theory) A node in a causal graph that has at least two incoming edges.
  3. (video games) A model of the shape of an object for purposes of collision detection.
    • 2014, Jeff W. Murray, C# Game Programming Cookbook for Unity 3D (page 339)
      The race controller will check for a trigger hit between this player's collider and the start/finish line trigger, but this script has an OnTriggerEnter function to check for triggers used to force a respawn.

Derived terms[edit]

supercollider

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