collide with

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v collide with hit against; come into sudden contact with "The car hit a tree","He struck the table with his elbow"
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Usage

In literature:

He collided first with a chair, and then ran straight into a table.
"Lords of the Housetops" by Various
Imagine what will happen when they collide with the ground!
"Astounding Stories, February, 1931" by Various
The streets were alive with invisible soldiers, whom one heard breathing in the damp darkness and with whom one continually collided.
"The Note-Book of an Attache" by Eric Fisher Wood
Then the car sped on into the avenue and just missed colliding with a Fifth avenue motor 'bus.
"Officer 666" by Barton W. Currie
With no guiding light, the canoes bumped the banks and collided with one another in perilous confusion.
"The Pathless Trail" by Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
He uttered a short curse and managed to collide with a bulky woman with frazzled black hair.
"Occasion for Disaster" by Gordon Randall Garrett
As we passed one of the saloons a huge, hairy man lurched out, nearly colliding with us.
"Gold" by Stewart White
For fully five seconds Mr. Magee and the man with whom he had collided stood facing each other on the balcony.
"Seven Keys to Baldpate" by Earl Derr Biggers
But they had gone no further than the end of the Lane before they collided with Nick, the parson, just entering it.
"A Sunny Little Lass" by Evelyn Raymond
At the end of the passage he almost collided with that stretcher which bears a flag.
"A Diary Without Dates" by Enid Bagnold
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In poetry:

The Blue and the Gray collided one day
In the future great town of Missouri,
And if all that we hear is the truth, 'twould appear
That they tackled each other with fury.
"The Blue And Gray" by Eugene Field
We rose at dawn to three boys singing Rudolph.
We listened numbly to their shouts of glee.
The kitten threw up tinsel on the carpet.
The fire truck collided with the tree, requiring
"Remembrance of Christmas Past" by Judith Viorst
All's overgrown with people. A ruin's a rather stubborn
architectural style. And the hearts's distinction from a pitch-black cavern
isn't that great; not great enough to fear
that we may collide again like blind eggs somewhere.
"Elegy" by Joseph Brodsky

In news:

The initial accident happened around 5 pm, when a van towing a cattle trailer collided with a SUV near Benson.
A driver is behind bars, suspected of driving while under the influence, after colliding with another car.
Raptors point guard Jose Calderon (8) collides with 76ers power forward Elton Brand (42) in the first half Wednesday in Philadelphia.
The crash occurred shortly before 7:00 pm According to the Highway Patrol, Courtney Robinson, 23, was southbound on Highway 13 when she collided with a deer.
A Kansas man died Saturday morning after the pickup he was driving collided with a tractor truck in Kay County.
Brandon Meriweather collided with an unsuspecting Aldrick Robinson (pictured) during pregame warmups more.
The start of the new legislative session on Tuesday, Jan 4 will have lawmakers colliding with a massive state budget deficit, and likely with each other.
Minns Jr, 32, of Cuba was driving a 2005 Kawasaki motorcycle when he collided with a 1995 Chevy Tahoe being driven by Ross P McKinley, 28, of Portville.
Nicolas Guaman has been charged in connection with the death of Matthew Denice of Milford, who died in August 2011 when the truck driven by Guaman collided with motorcycle ridden by Denice.
Church collided with teammate Marlon Anderson while both were going for a pop fly.
This semi-trailer rig collided with a pickup truck in American Fork on Interstate 15, one of several weather-related accidents Monday.
Authorities in southern Wisconsin say a man driving a milk truck collided with and killed two cows that had wandered onto a road.
Former US Ambassador to Iraq and Afghanistan Ryan Crocker is facing drunken driving and hit-and-run charges in Washington state after his vehicle collided with a truck last week, authorities said on Thursday.
CUMBERLAND — A vehicle traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 68 collided with a tractor-trailer on the Crosstown Bridge near the Maryland Avenue exit at 9:45 am Monday.
A parade float that collided with a freight train, killing four military veterans, had crossed onto railroad tracks even though warning signals were going off, investigators said Saturday.
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In science:

In a walk which pro jects to a good walk, if particle s goes from ηs to λs + mts , then particle i for i < s, which starts at ηi > ηs , must end between λs + mts and λs + (m + 1)ts in order not to collide with particle s when the walk is pro jected to the circle.
Random Walk in an Alcove of an Affine Weyl Group, and Non-Colliding Random Walks on an Interval
Jones to study metal conductivity for the reason that, when colliding with atoms, electrons tend to change momentum rather than jump into orbits already occupied by other electrons .
Understanding BCS Theory
B and the victim vehicleA (respectively, sub ject and ob ject of the verb “percuter”, “to collide with” in the translation).
Generating a 3D Simulation of a Car Accident from a Written Description in Natural Language: the CarSim System
After falling a height h, it collides with the next block at a speed √2gh.
Some simple physical facts about the collapse of the Twin Towers
After falling a height h, both blocks collide with the next one at certain velocity, thereby moving the three blocks together at 2/3 of this speed, and so on.
Some simple physical facts about the collapse of the Twin Towers
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