Collision, meeting, impact, shock jar, impulse, impulsion, appulsion, striking, striking together, coming together.
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Appulse — Ap pulse (?; 277), n. [L. appulsus, fr. appellere, appulsum, to drive to; ad + pellere to drive: cf. F. appulse.] 1. A driving or running towards; approach; impulse; also, the act of striking against. [1913 Webster] In all consonants there is an… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Appulse — is an astronomical term that refers to the very near approach of one celestial object to another, as seen from a third body. Usually it refers to the close approach of two planets together in the sky, or of the Moon to a star or planet as the… … Wikipedia
appulse — əˈpəls, aˈp , ˈaˌp also lts noun ( s) Etymology: Latin appulsus driving forward, approach, from appulsus, past participle of appellere to drive toward, strike against, from ad + pellere to drive, beat, push more at felt 1. : a driving or running… … Useful english dictionary
appulse — appulsive, adj. appulsively, adv. /euh puls /, n. 1. energetic motion toward a point. 2. the act of striking against something. 3. Astron. the approach or occurrence of conjunction between two celestial bodies. [1620 30; < L appulsus driven to,… … Universalium
appulse — noun a) An energetic movement towards or against something b) conjunction or occultation … Wiktionary
appulse — ap·pulse … English syllables
appulse — n. act of striking against; Astronomy, close approach of two celestial objects … Dictionary of difficult words
lunar appulse — noun : penumbral lunar eclipse … Useful english dictionary
pulse — appulse compulse expulse propulse pulse … Dictionnaire des rimes
Approach — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Motion towards. < N PARAG:Approach >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 approach approach approximation appropinquation Sgm: N 1 access access Sgm: N 1 appulse appulse Sgm: N 1 afflux afflux affluxion … English dictionary for students