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
Col*lide", v. t. To strike or
dash against. [Obs.]
Scintillations are . . . inflammable effluencies
from the bodies collided.
Sir T. Browne.