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

 im·pinge /ɪmˈpɪnʤ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·pinge v. t. [imp. & p. p. Impinged p. pr. & vb. n. Impinging ]  To fall or dash against; to touch upon; to strike; to hit; to clash with; -- with on or upon.
    The cause of reflection is not the impinging of light on the solid or impervious parts of bodies.   --Sir I. Newton.
    But, in the present order of things, not to be employed without impinging on God's justice.   --Bp. Warburton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: impinge or infringe upon; "This impinges on my rights as an
           individual"; "This matter entrenches on other domains"
           [syn: encroach, entrench, trench]
      2: advance beyond the usual limit [syn: encroach, infringe]