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
All I do is say how I’ve felt about it, how it impinged on my sensibility.Jan Morris, artful travel writer who broke many boundaries, dies at 94|Matt Schudel|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
In later specimens, however, the attempt was made to keep the perforations from impinging on the printed portion.History of the Postage Stamps of the United States of America|John Kerr Tiffany
We may also suppose that the bell was rung by some external force impinging on it, although the cord was not pulled.Mysterious Psychic Forces|Camille Flammarion
It is easy to see how the ice masses impinging upon it have reduced it to successively lower levels.Mount Rainier|Various
This question of carload ratings is, however, treated elsewhere; impinging, as it does upon matters of freight classifications.Railroads: Rates and Regulations|William Z. Ripley
If the plane is moving in the direction of the jet with the velocity u, the quantity impinging per second is ω(v u).