Col*lide" (?), v. i. [L. collidere, collisum; col- + laedere to strike. See Lesion.] To strike or dash against each other; to come into collision; to clash; as, the vessels collided; their interests collided.

Across this space the attraction urges them. They collide, they recoil, they oscillate.

No longer rocking and swaying, but clashing and colliding.

Col*lide", v. t. To strike or dash against. [Obs.]

Scintillations are . . . inflammable effluencies from the bodies collided.
Sir T. Browne.