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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 report on collision warning system market is a comprehensive study and presentation of drivers, restraints, opportunities, demand factors, market size, forecasts, and trends in the global collision warning system market over the period of 2016 to 2024.
Not long after the collision was expected, Aeolus called home as usual to send back its science data -- proving the manoeuvre was successful and a collision was indeed avoided.
A spokesman for West Midlands Police: "Police have been called to a collision involving a car and a motorbike in Grayswood Avenue, near the junction of the Dulverton Avenue, at around 8.30am today.
"We are doing all we can to support them at this time and our officers are working hard on this investigation to piece together the circumstances surrounding this collision.
The road was closed between the Seaton Burn/A1 roundabout and Blagdon Lane as a collision investigation took place after the crash.
Hyundai Motor Group analyzed multi-collision scenarios in multilateral ways to improve airbag performance and precision in secondary collisions.
Detective Constable Pete Davies from the serious collision investigation unit, said: "We'd like to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision or saw either the pedestrian or HGV beforehand.
was able to capture a video of the situation following the collision.
The kinetic freeze-out radius decreases from central to peripheral collisions indicating that in a central collision a larger system is formed.
Considering the relationship between the driving behaviours and the collision risk estimated by the SSMs provides a foundation for monitoring the reaction of drivers to the collision risk, which can reflect the different preferences of drivers on the collision risk.
The two-vehicle collision happened around 10am, near to where the road passes under the M4.
South Africa, for example, recently passed legislation stating that any open-pit mine in which a collision risk is significant must include a means for any "diesel-powered trackless mobile machine" to automatically detect the presence of any other such machine within its vicinity, and upon detecting the presence of another machine, the operators in both vehicles shall be alerted to each other's presence by means of an effective warning (such as an audible and/or visual cue).