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Definition of "collisional" [collisional]

  • Of or pertaining to collisions (especially between particles) (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "collisional" in a sentence
  • "So it is not physically impossible to re-emit at the same frequency, it is indeed physically perfectly normal to do so, but in different conditions other mechanisms such as collisional de-excitation will interupt the re-emission at that same frequency."
  • "Since such dusts must be continually replenished, they are generally assumed to be the collisional fragments of residual planetesimals analogous to the Kuiper Belt objects."
  • "Astrophysicists have reached a consensus on the formation of terrestrial planets: it happens through collisional accumulation of small objects."