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safety bag in the front of an automobile that inflate upon sudden impact air bag
movement back from an impact backlash , rebound , recoil , repercussion
impact printer that uses a bar to carry the type slugs bar printer
bear impact of bear the brunt of
dive in which the abdomen bears the main force of impact with the water belly flop , belly flopper , belly whop , belly whopper
impact (as from a collision) blow , bump
act (or an instance) of subjecting a body or substance to the impact of high-energy particles (as electrons or alpha rays) bombardment
rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts) bounce , bouncing
primary impact brunt
vest capable of resisting the impact of a bullet bulletproof vest
impact printer that carries the type slugs by links of a revolving chain chain printer
heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects) clump , clunk , thud , thump , thumping
accident resulting from violent impact of a moving object collision
bruise on impact contuse
bowl-shaped depression formed by the impact of a meteorite or bomb crater
agency in the Department of the Interior that conserves and protects fish and wildlife and their habitats; assesses the environmental impact of pesticides and nuclear power site and hydroelectric dams and thermal pollution FWS , United States Fish and Wildlife Service , US Fish and Wildlife Service
sudden impact jar , jolt , jounce
fire for which the point of impact (the burst) can be seen by an observer; fire can be adjusted on the basis of the observations observed fire
tool for driving or forcing something by impact ram
literary fantasy involving the imagined impact of science on society science fiction
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