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Definition 1: a conflict of opposed ideas or attitudes or goals - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where collision or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a collision of interests

(collision is a kind of ...) a disagreement or argument about something important

"he had a dispute with his wife" "there were irreconcilable differences" "the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats"

Definition 2: an accident resulting from violent impact of a moving object - [noun denoting event]

Samples where collision or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • three passengers were killed in the collision
  • the collision of the two ships resulted in a serious oil spill

(collision is a kind of ...) an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury

(... is a kind of collision ) a collision between motor vehicles that produces minor damage

(... is a kind of collision ) multiple collisions of vehicles

(... is a kind of collision ) a serious collision (especially of motor vehicles)

Definition 3: (physics) a brief event in which two or more bodies come together - [noun denoting event]

Samples where collision or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the collision of the particles resulted in an exchange of energy and a change of direction

Synonyms for collision in the sense of this definition

(collision is a kind of ...) the physical coming together of two or more things

"contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull"

(collision belongs to category ...) the science of matter and energy and their interactions

"his favorite subject was physics"

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