These policy shifts could have an impact on the enactment of the Jerusalem Embassy Act.
Atallah lives three blocks away; his house shook with the impact.
But the impact of $100 million on the economy is nothing to sneeze at, writes Daniel Gross.
But then came the phone-hacking scandal, and the mighty media conglomerate is still reeling from the impact.
Wendy is an impact litigator who specializes in the representation of crime victims, women and children.
With the impact, both men went to the floor, grappled, and rolled over and over.
In a daze, groping blindly for support, he waited for the shock of impact.
Ross was hurled against the bulkhead by the impact but managed to stay on his feet.
The impact of my impudence stopped him short, much as a bullet might have done.
They heard an impact, and a second later the thud of a great body as it met the floor.
c.1600, "press closely into something," from Latin impactus, past participle of impingere "to push into, dash against, thrust at" (see impinge). Originally sense preserved in impacted teeth (1876). Sense of "strike forcefully against something" first recorded 1916. Figurative sense of "have a forceful effect on" is from 1935. Related: Impacting.
1781, "collision," from impact (v.). Figurative sense of "forceful impression" is from 1817 (Coleridge).