collision course

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collision course (plural collision courses)

  1. A course or path between two or more objects which, if continued at the current rate, will result in a collision.
    The two boats were on a collision course, so they both veered starboard.
    • 2017 July 23, Brandon Nowalk, “The great game begins with a bang on Game Of Thrones (newbies)”, in The Onion AV Club[1]:
      Now that everyone’s on the same continent, more or less, and everyone’s on collision courses, an episode can more naturally flow back and forth.

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