Impacting
Impact Im*pact", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impacted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impacting}.] [L. impactus, p. p. of impingere to push, strike against. See {Impinge}.] 1. To drive close; to press firmly together: to wedge into a place. --Woodward. [1913 Webster]

2. To affect or influence, especially in a significant or undesirable manner; as, budget cuts impacted the entire research program; the fish populations were adversely impacted by pollution. [PJC]

3. To collide forcefully with; to strike. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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