Impinged
Impinge Im*pinge", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impinged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impinging}.] [L. impingere; pref. im- in + pangere to fix, strike; prob. akin to pacisci to agree, contract. See {Pact}, and cf. {Impact}.] To fall or dash against; to touch upon; to strike; to hit; to clash with; -- with on or upon. [1913 Webster]

The cause of reflection is not the impinging of light on the solid or impervious parts of bodies. --Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster]

But, in the present order of things, not to be employed without impinging on God's justice. --Bp. Warburton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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