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- An instance of colliding.
- 1994, Stephen Fry, chapter 2, in The Hippopotamus:
- At the very moment he cried out, David realised that what he had run into was only the Christmas tree. Disgusted with himself at such cowardice, he spat a needle from his mouth, stepped back from the tree and listened. There were no sounds of any movement upstairs: no shouts, no sleepy grumbles, only a gentle tinkle from the decorations as the tree had recovered from the collision.
- (physics) Any event in which two or more bodies exert forces on each other in a relatively short time. In a collision, physical contact of two bodies is not necessary.
- (software compilation) Clipping of .
- (computing, chiefly video games) Clipping of ; tangibility.
instance of colliding
collision — see wreck
- “collision”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.
- “collision”, in The Century Dictionary […], New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911, →OCLC.
collision f (plural collisions)