Collision

Definition of Collision

Col`li´sion
n.1.The act of striking together; a striking together, as of two hard bodies; a violent meeting, as of railroad trains; a clashing.
2.A state of opposition; antagonism; interference.
The collision of contrary false principles.
- Bp. Warburton.
Sensitive to the most trifling collisions.
- W. Irving.

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