Collision

Col*li"sion

(?), n. [L. collisio, fr. collidere. See Collide.] 1. The act of striking together; a striking together, as of two hard bodies; a violent meeting, as of railroad trains; a clashing.
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2. A state of opposition; antagonism; interference.
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The collision of contrary false principles.
Bp. Warburton.
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Sensitive to the most trifling collisions.
W. Irving.

Syn. -- Conflict; clashing; encounter; opposition.
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