Definition of COLLISION


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) (physics) a brief event in which two or more bodies come together; "the collision of the particles resulted in an exchange of energy and a change of direction" ;

  • 2. (

    ) an accident resulting from violent impact of a moving object; "three passengers were killed in the collision"; "the collision of the two ships resulted in a serious oil spill" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a conflict of opposed ideas or attitudes or goals; "a collision of interests" ;

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