verb (used without object), im·pinged, im·ping·ing.
verb (used with object), im·pinged, im·ping·ing.
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Origin of impinge
OTHER WORDS FROM impingeim·ping·ent, adjectiveim·ping·er, nounim·pinge·ment, nounun·im·ping·ing, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH impingeinfringe, impinge .
Example sentences from the Web for impinge
They furnish a point of impingement in articulation, and play their part in sympathetic resonance.Resonance in Singing and Speaking|Thomas Fillebrown
The eye is created in conformity to the laws of light, to receive the rays and allow their impingement on the optic nerves.Studies in the Out-Lying Fields of Psychic Science|Hudson Tuttle
I cannot tell the precise spot of its impingement, but it hit him hard.Tom Clark and His Wife|Paschal Beverly Randolph