Definition of Collision course

1. Noun. A course of a moving object that will lead to a collision if it continues unchanged.

Generic synonyms: Course, Path, Track

2. Noun. A course of action (following a given idea) that will lead to conflict if it continues unabated.
Generic synonyms: Course, Course Of Action

Definition of Collision course

1. Noun. A course or path between two or more objects which, if continued at the current rate, will result in a collision. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Collision Course

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collision bulkheads
collision course (current term)
collision cross-section
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collision mats
collision theory
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collisionless plasma model

Literary usage of Collision course

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1. A Total Quality Management Process Improvement Model (1993)
"Lookout replied, "Steady, Captain, " which meant we were on a dangerous collision course with that ship. The captain then called to the signalman, ..."

2. Cases Selected from Those Heard and Determined in the Vice-admiralty Court by Québec (Province). Vice-Admiralty Court, George Okill Stuart (1858)
"COLLISION—Course to be pursued by vessels in danger of colliding These cases originated in a collision which took place on the 3rd of November last ..."

3. NATO's Future: Toward a New Transatlantic Bargain by Stanley R. Sloan (1995)
"To the Europeans, if Americans overreact in this instance, aren't they going to push the Soviets onto a collision course that could still be averted by a ..."

4. Radical Responses to Radical Regimes: Evaluating Preemptive Counter Barry R. Schneider by Barry R. Schneider (1996)
"... the adversary can initiate the use of WMD in situations where we are on a collision course with such an enemy and no alternative course seems feasible. ..."

5. 40 Km Into Lebanon: Israel's 1982 Invasion by H. Thomas Davis (1995)
"... which lasted until the departure of the British on 14 May 1948, was a cruel and vicious struggle between two societies placed on a collision course ..."

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