What does the word collision mean?

Usage examples for collision

  1. As Constance stepped over the threshold she came almost into collision with Lawrence Armitage. – Marjorie Dean, High School Junior by Pauline Lester
  2. There's been a collision! – Emerson's Wife and Other Western Stories Emerson's Wife -- Colonel Kate's Protégée -- The Kid of Apache Teju -- A Blaze on Pard Huff -- How Colonel Kate Won Her Spurs -- Hollyhocks -- The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of Johnson Sides -- A Piece of Wreckag by Florence Finch Kelly
  3. And so saying, he began to swing me at the end of the chain, till I suddenly came sharply into collision with the door of the cab. – The Adventures of a Three-Guinea Watch by Talbot Baines Reed