collide

definition: 
Hit when moving
sentence: 
A youth was killed when a passenger train collided with his car on a level crossing in East Yorkshire last night
When continental and oceanic plates collide the thinner and more dense oceanic plate is overridden by the thicker and less dense continental plate. The oceanic plate is forced down into the mantle in a process known as "subduction".
difficulty: 
very easy
toefl frequency: 
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collision
noun sentence: 
Three people have died in a head-on collision between two cars in a weekend which also saw two police officers seriously injured in a separate road accident.