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Definition 1: the physical coming together of two or more things - [noun denoting event]

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

  • contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull

Synonyms for impinging in the sense of this definition

(impinging is a kind of ...) an event that happens

(... is a kind of impinging ) (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"

(... is a kind of impinging ) contact by fitting together

"the engagement of the clutch" "the meshing of gears"

(... is a kind of impinging ) a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible)

"he gave it a flick with his finger" "he felt the flick of a whip"

(... is a kind of impinging ) the striking of one body against another

(... is a kind of impinging ) the event of something coming in contact with the body

"he longed for the touch of her hand" "the cooling touch of the night air"

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