Collision (disambiguation)

Collision (disambiguation)

A collision is an isolated event in which two or more bodies exert relatively strong forces on each other for a relatively short time. This may specifically refer to:

Collision may also refer to:





  • Collision detection, algorithms for detecting collisions between objects in a simulation
  • Hash collision, when a cryptographic hash function returns the same output for two different inputs
  • Write collision, when data is lost due to an attempt by multiple entities to simultaneously write to a single memory location

Networking and telecommunications

A collision is the situation that occurs when two or more demands are made simultaneously on equipment that can handle only one at any given instant.[1] It may refer to:

See also


  1. ^ Source: from Federal Standard 1037C and from MIL-STD-188

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