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

Examples of anti-collision in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Additionally, the train boasts intelligent safety features, including an anti-collision early warning system and an obstacle detection system that can automatically stop the train in case of emergencies. Sujita Sinha, Interesting Engineering, 27 June 2024 More impressive features include anti-collision navigation and a 120-minute battery run time in between charges. Cai Cramer, Peoplemag, 6 May 2024 Not to mention that it’s also situated with TSA locks, anti-collision corner guards, four multi-directional spinner wheels, spacious pockets, and so much more. Alexandra Domrongchai, Travel + Leisure, 8 Jan. 2024 Questions have also also been raised over the non-deployment of the government’s new anti-collision system Kavach. Niharika Sharma, Quartz, 6 June 2023 The anti-collision system was not in place on the route where Friday’s accident occurred. Bibhudatta Pradhan, Bloomberg.com, 5 June 2023

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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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“Anti-collision.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-collision. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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