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A collision is an isolated event in which two or more bodies exert relatively strong forces on each other for a relatively short time. This may specifically refer to:
- Traffic collision, two vehicles colliding
- Mid-air collision, two planes colliding
- Ship collision, two ships colliding
Collision may also refer to:
- Collision (band), a heavy metal band in the 1990s
- Collision (2009 film), a 2009 documentary film of a debate about Christianity between Christopher Hitchens and Douglas Wilson
- Collision (2013 film)
- A Collision, a 2005 album by David Crowder Band
- Collision (TV series) is a 2009 miniseries on ITV1
- "Collision" (CSI: Miami), an episode of CSI: Miami
- "Collision" (Lost), a 2005 episode of the television show Lost
- "Collision" (Heroes), a 2006 episode of the television show Heroes
- Collisions (album), a 2005 album by Calla
- Collision, a multi-award winning abstract short film by Max Hattler (2005)
- Collision (novel), a 2008 thriller novel by Jeff Abbott
- Continental collision in plate tectonics
- Collision detection, algorithms for detecting collisions between objects in a simulation
- Hash collision, when a cryptographic hash function returns the same output for two different inputs
Networking and telecommunications
- Collision domain, a physical network segment where data packets can "collide"
- Carrier sense multiple access with collision avoidance (CSMA/CA), used for example with wireless LANs
- Carrier sense multiple access with collision detection (CSMA/CD), used with Ethernet
- Late collision, a specific type of collision that shouldn't occur on properly operating networks
- Remote collision, a collision that cannot be detected by the transmitter
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- Collide (disambiguation)
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