collision

The Correct spelling is: collision

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  • n.
    1. The act or process of colliding; a crash or conflict.
    2. Physics. A brief dynamic event consisting of the close approach of two or more particles, such as atoms, resulting in an abrupt change of momentum or exchange of energy.

    [Middle English, from Late Latin collīsiō, collīsiōn-, from Latin collīsus, past participle of collīdere, to collide. See collide.]

    collisional col·li'sion·al adj.
    collisionally col·li'sion·al·ly adv.

    SYNONYMS  collision, concussion, crash, impact, jar, jolt, shock. These nouns denote violent forcible contact between two or more things: the midair collision of two light planes; the concussion caused by an explosion; a crash involving two cars; the impact of a sledgehammer on pilings; felt repeated jars as the train ground to a halt; a series of jolts as the baby carriage rolled down the steps; experienced the physical shock of a sudden fall.


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