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Definition of "impingement" [im•pinge•ment]

  • The act of impinging. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "impingement" in a sentence
  • "Sometimes, a narrow space for passage of tendon underneath the shoulder blade can result in direct mechanical abrasion of the tendon, and has been commonly called impingement syndrome."
  • "Might the bumps or irregular shapes they call impingement be just normal variations?"
  • "However, another popular design is the top-down (aka impingement or C-type) style."