Col*lide" (?), v. i. [L. collidere, collisum; col- + laedere to strike. See Lesion.]

To strike or dash against each other; to come into collision; to clash; as, the vessels collided; their interests collided.

Across this space the attraction urges them. They collide, they recoil, they oscillate. Tyndall.

No longer rocking and swaying, but clashing and colliding. Carlyle.


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Col*lide", v. t.

To strike or dash against.


Scintillations are . . . inflammable effluencies from the bodies collided. Sir T. Browne.


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