verb (used without object), col·lid·ed, col·lid·ing.
verb (used with object), col·lid·ed, col·lid·ing.
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They’ve helped drivers of high-end cars avoid colliding with people and other vehicles for years.E-scooters are getting computer vision to curb pedestrian collisions|Dalvin Brown|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
“Taste of Sugar,” by Marisel VeraSet in Puerto Rico on the cusp of the 20th century, a teenager’s romantic vision of marrying for love collides with reality when she settles into her new life on her husband’s struggling coffee farm.
When particles collide, amplitudes indicate how the particles might morph or scatter.
There, particles may be diffuse enough that they don’t directly collide as they do in air.Giant lasers help re-create supernovas’ explosive, mysterious physics|Emily Conover|November 12, 2020|Science News
Even if Congress passed economic relief legislation in January, the distribution would collide with the start of what will surely be a confusing 2021 tax season for the IRS.As hope fades for a second stimulus payment this year, scammers target people still waiting for financial relief|Michelle Singletary|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
Instead, something may have collided with Chariklo, knocking debris loose, which was then shepherded into rings.Chariklo, a Minor Planet Nicknamed a “Centaur,” Discovered to Have Rings|Matthew R. Francis|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“In the second incident, I just learned how to ride a bicycle and collided with a truck,” he wrote.
Another time my daughter, age 8, running around the house, turned a corner and collided into Wally Shawn.
The largest loss of life in any incident was at Tenerife in 1977 when two Boeing 747s collided in fog, killing 583 people.
Over the past twenty years, two storm systems gathered momentum around the drug industry and then collided.
But here again he collided with the thick wall of trustee bigotry.Queed|Henry Sydnor Harrison
By a stroke of good fortune he collided in his flight with a tree; instinct made him clamber up; he did it awkwardly.The Witch Doctor and other Rhodesian Studies|Frank Worthington
Some one rushing down the platform at cyclone speed had collided with him.Bound to Succeed|Allen Chapman
He rounded a corner, and, turning swiftly, collided with something which grabbed him with great hands.The Secret House|Edgar Wallace
It possesses a Gothic cathedral with an apse at either end, that looks as if two churches had collided and telescoped each other.