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A forceful collision of two things
“In light of last month's horrific impact between the truck and motorcycle, amendments to road rules as applied to cyclists will be forthcoming.”
To collide forcefully with something
“Either the asteroid will impact very soon after its discovery, or it will present a threat to the Earth at some future date.”
The consequence brought about by a particular event
“His drug habit had a profound impact on his family, his business, and most importantly, his life.”
The effectiveness of an event or story
“His narrative on social injustices in third world countries had an emotional impact on viewers.”
To cause a profound effect
“The accident will impact Chloe's upbringing in a dramatic way.”
To compress tightly into
“Your feet will impact into the sand, leaving absolutely no doubt that the presence of a heavyset man has been frolicking at the beach.”
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