Simple Definition of collision
: a crash in which two or more things or people hit each other
: a situation in which people or groups disagree : a clash or conflict
Examples of collision
The car was destroyed in the collision.
<the collision of two opposing philosophies regarding the rearing of children>
Origin of collision
Middle English, from Latin collision-, collisio, from collidere
First Known Use: 15th century
Synonym Discussion of collision
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