verb (used without object), col·lid·ed, col·lid·ing.
verb (used with object), col·lid·ed, col·lid·ing.
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Yes, electric fields formed by colliding dust grains can help increase the amount of dust in the atmosphere.Readers ask about Mars dust storms, Fermi bubbles and more|Science News Staff|August 23, 2020|Science News
In 2017, Mizera was struggling to analyze how objects in string theory collide when he stumbled upon tools pioneered by Israel Gelfand and Kazuhiko Aomoto in the 1970s and 1980s as they worked with a type of cohomology called “twisted cohomology.”The Mathematical Structure of Particle Collisions Comes Into View|Charlie Wood|August 20, 2020|Quanta Magazine
As the pandemic has collided with protests for racial justice, parents are looking for answers.
When those crystals collide with the ammonia-water droplets, they may charge up and create lightning, Becker and her colleagues reason.‘Exotic’ lightning crackles across Jupiter’s cloud tops|Lisa Grossman|August 5, 2020|Science News
As the gamma rays travel through space, they sometimes collide with other passing photons, morphing into an electron and a positron as a result.The Hidden Magnetic Universe Begins to Come Into View|Natalie Wolchover|July 2, 2020|Quanta Magazine
The situation could lead to a serious accident where an airliner might collide with a Russian bomber.Are Russian Bombers Flying Nuclear Drills Near Europe—Or Just Testing NATO’s Defenses?|Dave Majumdar|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
See: “Mean Girls of Panem,” “Where Harry Potter and Mean Girls Collide,” “Les Mean Girls.”‘Mean Girls’ Turns 10: Why the Modern Classic Is Still So Fetch|Kevin Fallon|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But there can be no rules to limit the subconcussive hits that occur every time bodies this big collide.Super Bowl XLVIII Is Set to Be the Most Violent One Yet|Evin Demirel|January 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Viewers love the show because it contrasts rich and poor, upstairs and down, particularly when the two worlds collide.
Cultural cliches collide in a marvel of 18th-century silkwork.
He knew, as may be said, that they were everywhere, and he was liable to collide with them at the most unexpected moments.The Phantom of the River|Edward S. Ellis
The sail was up and, while braking the load upwind, I slipped and fell, allowing the sledge to collide with a large sastruga.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson
On Berlin itself, and the Mark of Brandenburg; there to collide, and ignite in a marvellous manner.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XV. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
At any crossing you are liable to run over some pedestrian or to collide with a big truck or carriage.
The interests of body and soul run on parallel lines, and so long as right order is maintained they cannot collide.Saint Bonaventure|Rev. Fr. Laurence Costelloe, O.F.M.