impinge on

DEFINITIONS OF: impinge on

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v hit against; come into sudden contact with

Synonyms:
collide with, hit, run into, strike
strike
deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon
Antonyms:
miss
fail to reach
Types:
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stub
strike (one's toe) accidentally against an object
ping
hit with a pinging noise
bang, spang
leap, jerk, bang
rear-end
collide with the rear end of
broadside
collide with the broad side of
connect
land on or hit solidly
spat
strike with a sound like that of falling rain
thud
strike with a dull sound
bottom
strike the ground, as with a ship's bottom
bottom out
hit the ground
bump, knock
knock against with force or violence
bump into, butt against, jar against, knock against, run into
collide violently with an obstacle
clash, collide
crash together with violent impact
glance
hit at an angle
smash
collide or strike violently and suddenly
shock
collide violently
crash, ram
undergo damage or destruction on impact
Type of:
touch
make physical contact with, come in contact with
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