confliction

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin conflictiō (collision; conflict), from Latin cōnflictus, from cōnfligō (clash; collide, verb).

Noun[edit]

confliction (countable and uncountable, plural conflictions)

  1. A conflicting condition; conflict.
    • 1962 January, “Talking of Trains: Track re-arrangement at Colwich”, in Modern Railways, page 10:
      It will also enable slower-moving freight trains to be recessed in the new down goods loop to await, if necessary, a suitable margin before proceeding to Stafford or Stoke and so reduce confliction with other main-line trains.