anti-collision

adjective

an·​ti-col·​lis·​ion
ˌan-tē-kə-ˈli-zhən,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-collision (audio)
: used or designed to help prevent collisions between aircraft, ships, etc.
anti-collision lights on airplane wings
an anti-collision system

Word History

First Known Use

1848, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-collision was in 1848

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-collision.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-collision. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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