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  • 1 violent — adj. 1 involving or using great physical force (a violent person; a violent storm; came into violent collision). 2 a intense, vehement, passionate, furious (a violent contrast; violent dislike). b vivid (violent colours). 3 (of death) resulting… …

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  • 2 collision — [ kɔlizjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1480; lat. collisio 1 ♦ Choc de deux corps qui se rencontrent. ⇒ impact. Collision entre deux voitures, deux trains. ⇒ accident, accrochage, télescopage. Entrer en collision avec (qqch.) :heurter (qqch.). Assurance tierce… …

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  • 3 collision — I (accident) noun concussion, contact, convergence, crash, encounter, impact, impingement, jar, jolt, meeting, percussion, pileup, shock, striking together, sudden contact, violent contact associated concepts: avoidable collision, collision auto… …

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  • 4 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. [1913 Webster] 2. A state of opposition; antagonism;… …

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  • 5 collision — [kə lizh′ən] n. [ME < LL collisio < pp. of L collidere: see COLLIDE] 1. the act of colliding, or coming together with sudden, violent force 2. a clash or conflict of opinions, interest, etc …

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  • 6 violent contact — index collision (accident) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 7 collision — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ serious (esp. BrE) ▪ multiple ▪ head on, mid air ▪ high speed, violent ▪ …

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  • 8 violent — adj. 1 using physical strength intended to hurt/kill VERBS ▪ be ▪ become, get, grow, turn ▪ She started to get violent. ADVERB …

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  • 9 collision course — 1) N SING: usu on a N, oft N with n If two or more people or things are on a collision course, there is likely to be a sudden and violent disagreement between them. The two communities are now on a collision course... Britain s universities are… …

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  • 10 collision — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. impact, concussion; smashup, crash, fender bender (inf.); clash, opposition, interference; conflict, engagement. See contention, impulse. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A violent meeting] Syn. crash, impact,… …

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  • 11 collision — n. 1 a violent impact of a moving body, esp. a vehicle or ship, with another or with a fixed object. 2 the clashing of opposed interests or considerations. 3 Physics the action of particles striking or coming together. Phrases and idioms:… …

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  • 12 Worlds in Collision — is a book written by Immanuel Velikovsky and first published on April 3, 1950, by Macmillan Publishers. [Velikovsky, Immanuel (1950). Worlds in Collision , Macmillan. ISBN 1 199 84874 3.] The book, Velikovsky s most criticized and controversial,… …

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  • 13 Orage violent — Prévision des orages violents La prévision des orages violents est la partie de la météorologie d’exploitation qui tente de prévoir le développement, l intensité, le type de danger et les zones affectées par les orages pouvant donner de la grosse …

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  • 14 2007 Phoenix news helicopter collision — Infobox Aircraft accident name = Phoenix Eurocopter AS 350 news helicopter collision caption = CG renderings of N215TV (top) and N613TV (bottom) date = July 27, 2007 type = Mid air collision site = Phoenix, Arizona, USA coords =… …

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  • 15 Formation and evolution of the Solar System — Artist s conception of a protoplanetary disk The formation and evolution of the Solar System is estimated to have begun 4.568 billion years ago with the gravitational collapse of a small part of a giant molecular cloud …

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  • 16 Railway accidents in New South Wales — The railways of New South Wales, Australia have had several incidents and accidents since their formation in 1831.Accidents involving loss of lifeLocomotive No.1, 1858This locomotive, built in 1855 by Robert Stephenson with three others for the… …

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  • 17 meteor and meteoroid — ▪ astronomy Introduction   respectively, a glowing streak in the sky (meteor) and its cause, which is a relatively small stony or metallic natural object from space (meteoroid) that enters Earth s atmosphere and heats to incandescence. In modern… …

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  • 18 smash — v., n., & adv. v. 1 tr. & intr. (often foll. by up) a break into pieces; shatter. b bring or come to sudden or complete destruction, defeat, or disaster. 2 tr. (foll. by into, through) (of a vehicle etc.) move with great force and impact. 3 tr. & …

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  • 19 shock — A sudden agitation of the physical or mental sensibilities. A sudden depression of the vital forces of the entire body, or a part of it, marking some profound impression produced upon the nervous system, as by severe injury, a surgical operation …

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  • 20 Welwyn Garden City rail crash — The Welwyn Garden City rail crash occurred on 15 June 1935, near Welwyn Garden City railway station in Hertfordshire, England. A steam train from London Kings Cross to Leeds collided with a train from Kings Cross to Newcastle at night and 13… …

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