Col*li"sion (?), n. [L. collisio, fr. collidere. See Collide.]
The act of striking together; a striking together, as of two hard bodies; a violent meeting, as of railroad trains; a clashing.
A state of opposition; antagonism; interference.
The collision of contrary false principles.
Sensitive to the most trifling collisions.
Syn. -- Conflict; clashing; encounter; opposition.
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