Examples of collision in a Sentence
The car was destroyed in the collision.
the collision of two opposing philosophies regarding the rearing of children
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The match was delayed for several minutes with 6:51 remaining in regulation after Ennenbach was injured in a collision with Isabella Zamborini.
She was saved, just barely, by the quick reflexes of the driver, who swerved to avoid a deadly collision.
Brett Allen Singleton, 22, was killed in the collision.
Mr Rajoy is also guilty of the original blunder that set the course for today’s collision.
The woman was driving west on Interstate 8 near Willows Road around 5:50 a.m. when her car was involved in a collision with a pickup truck and went off the freeway, said California Highway Patrol Officer Tommy Doerr.
Witnesses told officers at the scene that the SUV traveling westbound in the correct direction tried to avoid the collision but was unsuccessful.
But there was nothing the least bit retro about Baron’s work, which was focused, modern, and explosive, filled with bleeding imagery, bold typography, and graphic collisions, but composed with an exacting clarity and rigor.
Troy Devon Monroe, 29, of the 300 block of Ahern Drive, was charged Monday with failure to control speed to avoid a collision, driving while his out-of-state license was suspended and driving without the required license and authorization.
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Origin and Etymology of collision
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsbump, impact, concussion, crash, impingement, jar, jolt, jounce, kick, shock, slam, smash, strike, wallop
Related Wordsblow, buffet, hit, knock, punch, rap, slap, thump; bashing, battering, bludgeoning, clobbering, hammering, lambasting, licking, pounding, pummeling (also pummelling), thrashing; contact, encounter, meeting, touch
Synonym Discussion of collision
- the glass shattered on impact with the floor
- the collision damaged the vehicle
- the shock of falling rocks
- bystanders felt the concussion of the blast
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