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Meaning of IMPINGEMENT

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a sharp collision produced by striking or dashing against something
  2. [n]  influencing strongly; "they resented the impingement of American values on European culture"
 

IMPINGEMENT is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: encroachment, impact, impaction
 
 See Also: crash, influence, smash

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Im*pinge"ment\, n.
The act of impinging.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: appulse, attouchement, brunt, brush, bulldozing, bulling, bump, cannon, carambole, caress, carom, clash, collision, concussion, contact, contingence, crack-up, crash, crump, crunch, encounter, encroachment, entrance, entrenchment, glance, graze, hammering, impact, impingence, imposition, incursion, infiltration, influx, infringement, injection, inroad, insinuation, interference, interjection, interloping, interposition, interposure, interruption, intervention, intrusion, invasion, irruption, jar, jolt, kiss, mauling, meeting, nudge, obtrusion, onslaught, osculation, percussion, ramming, rub, shock, sideswipe, sledgehammering, smash, smashing, smash-up, taction, tangency, tentative contact, thrusting, touch, touching, trespass, trespassing, unlawful entry, whomp
 

 

 

 

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