Impinging

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Impinging Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    impinging n : the physical coming together of two or more things; "contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull" [syn: contact, striking]
Impinging Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Impinge \Im*pinge"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Impinged; p. pr. & vb. n. Impinging.] [L. impingere; pref. im- in + pangere to fix, strike; prob. akin to pacisci to agree, contract. See Pact, and cf. Impact.] To fall or dash against; to touch upon; to strike; to hit; to ciash with; -- with on or upon. The cause of reflection is not the impinging of light on the solid or impervious parts of bodies. --Sir I. Newton. But, in the present order of things, not to be employed without impinging on God's justice. --Bp. Warburton.

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