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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Collide  \Col*lide"\,  v.  t. 
  To  strike  or  dash  against.  [Obs.] 
 
  Scintillations  are  .  .  .  inflammable  effluencies  from 
  the  bodies  collided.  --Sir  T. 
  Browne. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Collide  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  collide 
  v  1:  be  incompatible;  be  or  come  into  conflict;  "These  colors 
  clash"  [syn:  {clash},  {jar}] 
  2:  cause  to  collide 
  3:  crash  together  with  violent  impact:  "The  cars  collided"; 
  "Two  meteors  clashed"  [syn:  {clash}] 




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