Impact


Impact

In computing:

* IMPACT (computer graphics), a computer graphics architecture for Silicon Graphics computer workstations
* Impact Finite Element Program, an open source finite element program
* "Impact", a 1988 computer game published by Audiogenic
* Impact (cyber security), the International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber-Terrorism (Impact).In science:

* Impact force, a high force or shock (mechanics) over a short time period
* Impact event, the collision of a meteoroid, asteroid or comet with Earth
* Impact crater, a meteor crater caused by an impact event
* Impact factor, a measure of the citations to a science or social science journal

In film, television, and radio:

* "Impact" (1949 film), a 1949 film noir starring Brian Donlevy and Ella Raines
* "Impact", a 1987 talk radio program hosted by Frank Sontag
* "TNA Impact!", a 2004 professional wrestling television program

In literature:

* "Impact" (action entertainment magazine), a monthly action entertainment magazine that focus on Asian action cinema and anime.
* Impact (student magazine), a student magazine for the University of Nottingham, England
* "Student Impact", the student newspaper for the University of Bath, England
*Impact Press, an Orlando, Florida-based magazine
* Impact Comics, a DC Comics imprint
* "Impact" (EC Comics), a 1955 EC Comics comic book
* Impact (Image Comics), an Image Comics comic book character

In music:

* "Impact", a short-lived disco group formed in the mid-70s by Damon Harris
* Impact Records, an American record label

Organizations
*IMPACT, a charitable organization focusing on public and preventative interventions to stop preventable disability. Other:

* Impact, prototype for the General Motors EV1 electric car
* Montreal Impact, a soccer team in the North American USL First Division
* Impact (typeface), a sans-serif typeface
* Impact, or Model Mugging, a form of women's self-defense
* Impact, Texas, a town in Taylor County, Texas, USA


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  • impact — [ ɛ̃pakt ] n. m. • 1824; lat. impactum, supin de impingere « heurter » 1 ♦ Collision, heurt. Sous l impact d un projectile. POINT D IMPACT : endroit où le projectile vient frapper, et par ext. trace qu il laisse. 2 ♦ (v. 1965) Effet d une action… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • IMPACT — (engl. „Stoß“, „Einschlag“, „Wirkung“) steht für: den Einschlag eines Himmelskörpers, siehe Impakt die wahrgenommene Differenz an Informationsgehalt vor und nach der Übermittlung einer Information, siehe Impact (Kommunikationswissenschaft) eine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Impact — (engl. „Stoß“, „Einschlag“, „Wirkung“ bzw. lat. impactus, PPP von impingere = einschlagen) steht für: den Einschlag eines Himmelskörpers, siehe Impakt die wahrgenommene Differenz an Informationsgehalt vor und nach der Übermittlung einer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • impact — n Impact, impingement, collision, clash, shock, concussion, percussion, jar, jolt mean a forcible or enforced contact between two or more things, especially a contact so violent as to affect seriously one or the other or all of the persons or… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • impact — IMPÁCT, impacturi, s.n. 1. (livr.) Ciocnire a două sau mai multor corpuri. 2. Influenţă, înrâurire a unei idei, a unei lucrări etc. asupra unei persoane, asupra evenimentelor etc. 3. Şoc; surpriză. – Din fr. impact, lat. impactus. Trimis de gall …   Dicționar Român

  • Impact — Categoría Sans serif Diseñador(es) Geoffrey Lee Empresa Stephenso …   Wikipedia Español

  • impact — The literal meaning of the noun is ‘the action of one body coming forcibly into contact with another’, and refers to physical collision. The figurative meaning ‘strong effect or influence’ is justifiable when there is a corresponding figurative… …   Modern English usage

  • Impact FM — est une radio lyonnaise diffusant ses programmes uniquement sur Lyon et sa région. Elle diffuse les plus grands succès des années 1960, 1970 et 1980. Voir aussi Les Indépendants Lien externe Site de la radio Ce document provient de « Impact FM » …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Impact — Impact, TX U.S. town in Texas Population (2000): 39 Housing Units (2000): 16 Land area (2000): 0.086631 sq. miles (0.224374 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.086631 sq. miles (0.224374 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Impact, TX — U.S. town in Texas Population (2000): 39 Housing Units (2000): 16 Land area (2000): 0.086631 sq. miles (0.224374 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.086631 sq. miles (0.224374 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • impact — [n1] collision, force appulse, bang, blow, bounce, brunt, buffet, bump, clash, concussion, contact, crash, crunch, crush, encounter, hit, impingement, jar, jolt, jounce, kick, knock, meeting, percussion, pound, punch, quake, quiver, ram, rap,… …   New thesaurus


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