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Computers A garbled communication between 2 devices in a local area network (LAN) that results when both attempt to transmit data simultaneously; after colliding, each device waits for a period of time and retries; increased devices on a LAN increase the likelihood of collision
Obstetrics A mechanical obstruction to the birth of twins, such that the lay of one foetus impedes the engagement of the other; the most extreme collision is known as interlocking
Public health Road traffic accident/motor vehicle accident
Radiation physics The interaction between 2 particles—e.g., photons, atomic nuclei, electrons—during which energy, momentum, and charge may be altered

collision

Obstetrics A mechanical obstruction to the birth of twins, such that the lay of one fetus impedes the engagement of the other; the most extreme collision is known as interlocking, see there Public health Motor vehicle accident. See MVA.
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The collision avoidance system is officially named as Collision Warning With Full Auto Brake And Pedestrian Detection.
2 -- 3; 2 color in AV edition only; 3 ran in Valley edition only) The collision avoidance system could allow unmanned aircraft, like this Proteus, above, to share air space with piloted planes.
Title: Srr/Hh65 Traffic Collision Avoidance System (Tcas I),
PHOTO (color) Seen flying over Edwards Air Force Base is an F-16, one of the aircraft that could benefit from the Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System, which pulls an airplane up if too close to the ground.
The Traffic Collision Avoidance System monitors the airspace around an aircraft for other aircraft equipped with a corresponding active transponder which may present a threat of mid-air collision.
Kendrick said shortly after it climbed, the aircraft's traffic alert and collision avoidance system, or TCAS, instructed the pilot to change the plane's position because two smaller planes were flying nearby.
The Encore+ is equipped with standard Terrain Collision Avoidance System (TCAS II), Mark VIII Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS), and broadcast graphical weather including Next Generation Doppler Radar (NEXRAD) information, Meteorological Terminal Aviation Routine Weather Report (METARs), and textual Terminal Aerodrome Forecast (TAF).
Contract notice: supply and integration of an aircraft collision avoidance system, 8.
Pilots of both aircraft reacted to instructions from air traffic control and their onboard traffic collision avoidance system equipment to avoid an accident.
Some of these standard CJ2+ features include a copilot PFD, flight management system (FMS), broadcast weather, SKYWATCH HP Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS), and the LandMark Terrain Awareness and Warning System (TAWS).
Okuma's Collision Avoidance System is integrated in the OSP-P200 controller fitted to the new Multus multi-tasking machines.
Visitors will be able to see MachineWorks(TM) alive inside our Partner's applications either in our booth or in our Partner's booths like the new Okuma collision avoidance system.

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