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impinging

 
Noun impinging has 1 sense
  1. contact, impinging, striking - the physical coming together of two or more things; "contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull"
    --1 is a kind of happening, occurrence, natural event
    --1 has particulars:
     collision, hit; engagement, mesh, meshing, interlocking; flick; impact; touch, touching
    Derived form: verb impinge1
Verb impinge has 2 senses
  1. impinge, encroach, entrench, trench - impinge or infringe upon; "This impinges on my rights as an individual"; "This matter entrenches on other domains"
    --1 is one way to trespass, take advantage
    Derived forms: noun impingement1, noun impinging1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. encroach, infringe, impinge - advance beyond the usual limit
    --2 is one way to advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
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