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  1. allisionnoun

    The act of dashing against or striking upon.

  2. allisionnoun

    The act of striking a fixed object, compare collision: the act of striking another vessel.

  3. Etymology: From allisio, allidere.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Allisionnoun

    The act of striking one thing against another.

    Etymology: allido, allisum, Lat.

    There have not been any islands of note, or considerable extent, torn and cast off from the continent by earthquakes, or severed from it by the boisterous allison of the sea. John Woodward.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Allisionnoun

    the act of dashing against, or striking upon

  2. Etymology: [L. allisio, fr. allidere, to strike or dash against; ad + laedere to dash against.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Allision

    al-lizh′un, n. a striking against. [L. allisio, from allidĕread, and lædĕre, to hurt.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. allision

    Synonymous in marine law with collision, though the jurists of Holland introduce it to mark a distinction between one vessel running against another and two vessels striking each other.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of allision in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of allision in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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    pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
    • A. squashy
    • B. aligned
    • C. sought
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