Collide vs Strick - What's the difference?

collide | strick |


As a verb collide

is to impact directly, especially if violent.

As a noun strick is

a flat piece of wood used for levelling off grain in a measure; a strickle.

collide

English

Verb

(collid)
  • To impact directly, especially if violent
  • When a body collides with another, then momentum is conserved.
  • * Tyndall
  • Across this space the attraction urges them. They collide , they recoil, they oscillate.
  • * Carlyle
  • No longer rocking and swaying, but clashing and colliding .
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2012 , date=June 2 , author= Phil McNulty , title=England 1-0 Belgium , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=And this friendly was not without its injury worries, with defender Gary Cahill substituted early on after a nasty, needless push by Dries Mertens that caused him to collide with goalkeeper Joe Hart, an incident that left the Chelsea defender requiring a precautionary X-ray at Wembley.}}
  • To come into conflict, or be incompatible
  • China collided with the modern world.

    Synonyms

    * clash

    strick

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A flat piece of wood used for levelling off grain in a measure; a strickle.
  • A bushel measure.
  • A bunch of hackled flax prepared for drawing into slivers.
  • (Knight)
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