collision meaning

EN[kəˈlɪʒən] [-ɪʒən]
  • A collision is an event in which two or more bodies exert forces on each other for a relatively short time.
  • Some examples of physical interactions that scientists would consider collisions:
  • An insect touches its antenna to the leaf of a plant. The antenna is said to collide with leaf.
  • A cat walks delicately through the grass. Each contact that its paws make with the ground is a collision. Each brush of its fur against a blade of grass is a collision.
  • Some colloquial uses of the word collision are:
  • automobile collision, two cars colliding with each other
FR collision

    Definition of collision in English Dictionary

  • NounPLcollisionsSUF-ion
    1. An instance of colliding.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • It’s an apt metaphor for the music, a collision of African dance genres such as kuduro, kizomba and tarraxinha with house and techno that is unique to Lisbon’s ghettos.
        • Joshua weathered a collision with a freighter near South Africa.
        • At low collision energies, most reflective of nonperturbed conformations, all forms of the protein exist in a single conformational family.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • One sour note was the withdrawal of Rosicky, who suffered concussion after a heavy collision.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
      Related Links:
      1. fr collision
      2. en collisions
      3. fr collisions
      4. en collisional
      5. en collisionally
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of collision for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "collision" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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