Examples of collision in a Sentence
The car was destroyed in the collision.
the collision of two opposing philosophies regarding the rearing of children
Recent Examples of collision from the Web
Info available at this stage: from 2208hrs officers responded to reports of a vehicle in collision with pedestrians on #London Bridge.
The collision happened about 8:10 a.m. west of Cowley Road, according to the Riverside Police Department.
Scientists have detected for the third time gravitational waves coming from the merging of two massive black holes somewhere in the universe, the wrinkles in the fabric of space and time created by a powerful cosmic collision.
The collision occurred about 4:40 p.m. in the 400 block of 12th Street SE.
WEWS-TV reports two female middle school students were killed and a seventh-grade boy was seriously hurt in the collision Sunday afternoon in Coventry Township, just south of Akron.
Corey Hood, a member of the Army’s parachute demonstration team, the Gold Knights, was killed after a midair collision with a Leap Frog during the Chicago Air and Water Show.
Three people were rescued from the water after a boat collision early Friday south of Dauphin Island.
In this far more traditional work, Daniel J. Sharfstein, a Vanderbilt University law and history professor, offers a brisk narrative of one of the last major collisions between Native Americans and white America.
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Origin and Etymology of collision
Middle English, from Latin collision-, collisio, from collidere
First Known Use: 15th century
Synonym Discussion of collision
COLLISION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of collision for English Language Learners
: 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
COLLISION Defined for Kids
Definition of collision for Students
: an act or instance of colliding
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