Definition of Impingement

1. Noun. Influencing strongly. "They resented the impingement of American values on European culture"

Exact synonyms: Encroachment, Impact
Generic synonyms: Influence
Derivative terms: Encroach, Impact, Impinge



2. Noun. A sharp collision produced by striking or dashing against something.
Exact synonyms: Impaction
Generic synonyms: Crash, Smash

Definition of Impingement

1. n. The act of impinging.

Definition of Impingement

1. Noun. The act of impinging. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Impingement

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Impingement

impierces
impiercing
impies
impieties
impiety
impignorate
impignorated
impignorates
impignorating
impignoration
impignorations
imping
impinge
impinge on
impinged
impingement (current term)
impingements
impinger
impingers
impinges
impinging
impings
impinguate
impinguated
impinguates
impinguating
impinguation
impious
impiously
impiousness

Literary usage of Impingement

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1914)
"... assuming that the angle of rebound at any point of the surface is equal to the angle of impingement, we find that for possible paths between B and D the ..."

2. Orificial Surgery, Its Philosophy, Application and Technique, Comp edited by Benjamin Elisha Dawson, Elizabeth (Hamilton) Muncie, Albert B. Grant, H. E. Beebe (1912)
"... and enough has already been said to serve the purpose for which this paper was intended. CHAPTER XXIX. NERVE impingement IN OPERATIVE SURGERY. ..."

3. The Medical Advocate (1885)
"The rubbing surfaces force of the impingement. mente similiar to the double rubber (see are made to approach or recede from ..."

4. Transactions of the ... Session of the American Institute of Homœopathy by American Institute of Homeopathy Session (1900)
"First, by undue terminal nerve impingement; second, by excessive and unremitting demands upon the sympathetic nerve supply by the involuntary muscles; ..."

5. Physical Fitness: A Guide for Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury by David F. Apple, Jr. (1996)
"Persons with impingement syndrome or rotator cuff tendinitis may have pain with active ... There are several different impingement signs, which decrease the ..."

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