head-on collision

Definition of head-on collision

  1. :  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

  1. :  with the head or front making the initial contact

    :  in direct opposition, confrontation, or contradiction

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

    :  frontal

  1. :  an act or instance of colliding :  clash

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

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