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Overview of noun impact

The noun impact has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (11) impact

(the striking of one body against another)

2. (6) impact, wallop

(a forceful consequence; a strong effect; "the book had an important impact on my thinking"; "the book packs a wallop")

3. (1) impingement, encroachment, impact

(influencing strongly; "they resented the impingement of American values on European culture")

4. shock, impact

(the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat; "the armies met in the shock of battle")


Overview of verb impact

The verb impact has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. impact

(press or wedge together; pack together)

2. affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch

(have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?")

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