collision


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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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But I have more influence than any body else over Blanche and I can prevent the collision between them which Sir Patrick dreads.
Altogether collisions between the classes of the old society further, in many ways, the course of development of the proletariat.
The construction sector is expected to provide the highest growth potential for collision avoidance systems, followed by automotive and railway during the forecast period.
Businesses and organizations that choose Creative Collision & Paint as their go-to source for truck collision repair receive many extras that are not typically found in a repair shop including: pick and delivery services, towing and free quotes on every job.
The number of injury accidents caused by bike-car collisions have generally declined since at least 1999, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The astronomers' computer simulation reveals that a collision between Andromeda and its companion dwarf galaxy Ma2 reproduces the rings.
New York Times columnist Joe Sharkey learned important lessons after surviving a midair collision at 37,000 feet over the Amazon rainforest.
From the moment an impact is recognized as a collision to the moment of airbag inflation, only 0.
When the access control involves contention among nodes, the collision of packets transmitted by different nodes is possible; MAC schemes based on contention access require a random access scheduling method, such as a backoff algorithm, to schedule transmissions randomly in order to reduce the probability of collisions.
Video is less of a problem from the packaging viewpoint because the dime-sized sensors are easily integrated into a vehicle, and current raw video capability is sufficient for its main tasks: the gross recognition of people and objects for collision avoidance, and the "reading" of lane markings needed to alert drivers when they are inadvertently crossing into an adjacent lane.
and the Interinsurance Exchange of the Automobile Club of Southern California recently purchased $40 million of Series E preferred stock of Caliber Collision Centers, a consolidator doing business in California and Texas.