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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 col·li·sion /kəˈlɪʒən/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Col·li·sion n.
 1. The act of striking together; a striking together, as of two hard bodies; a violent meeting, as of railroad trains; a clashing.
 2. A state of opposition; antagonism; interference.
    The collision of contrary false principles.   --Bp. Warburton.
    Sensitive to the most trifling collisions.   --W. Irving.
 Syn: -- Conflict; clashing; encounter; opposition.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: (physics) an brief event in which two or more bodies come
           together; "the collision of the particles resulted in an
           exchange of energy and a change of direction" [syn: hit]
      2: an accident resulting from violent impact of a moving
         object; "three passengers were killed in the collision";
         "the collision of the two ships resulted in a serious oil
      3: a conflict of opposed ideas or attitudes or goals; "a
         collision of interests"