Do the American people believe population growth is impacting the disappearance of wildlife?
Things are not all rosy, however; Summers also said inaction in Congress was impacting the country's fiscal situation.
The evolution or revolution of information technology is impacting everything we do and how we do it on a worldwide basis.
The water, impacting against the side of the house, spouted skyward as high as the crojack-yard.
They do not coat the infantile matter with a hard or impacting envelope.
The direct, proximate, or necessary function of the hammer in normal operation is impacting.
He spread his feet, braced his shoulders and chest to the impacting masses of words, and waited.
The result seen in Fig. 303 is obtained by impacting the horizontal or twined series of threads.
c.1600, "press closely into something," from Latin impactus, past participle of impingere "to push into, dash against, thrust at" (see impinge). Originally sense preserved in impacted teeth (1876). Sense of "strike forcefully against something" first recorded 1916. Figurative sense of "have a forceful effect on" is from 1935. Related: Impacting.
1781, "collision," from impact (v.). Figurative sense of "forceful impression" is from 1817 (Coleridge).