verb (used without object), im·pinged, im·ping·ing.
verb (used with object), im·pinged, im·ping·ing.
Origin of impinge
Related formsim·ping·ent, adjectiveim·ping·er, nounim·pinge·ment, nounun·im·ping·ing, adjective
Can be confusedinfringe impinge
Examples from the Web for impingement
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