head-on collision

Definition of head-on collision

:a crash of two vehicles that are moving directly toward each other
  • There was nothing I could do to avoid a head-on collision.

Word by Word Definitions

head-on play
  1. : with the head or front making the initial contact

  2. : in direct opposition, confrontation, or contradiction

  1. : having the front facing in the direction of initial contact or line of sight

  2. : frontal

collision play
  1. : an act or instance of colliding : clash

  2. : an encounter between particles (such as atoms or molecules) resulting in exchange or transformation of energy


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