impingement impingement

Definition(s):

  1. (n) influencing strongly
  2. (n) a sharp collision produced by striking or dashing against something

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Though the two main concerns about pornographyits effect on the user, its impingement on the rest of societyoften merge, they need to be considered separately.
  2. Banks one day withdrew ten million dollars from the money market; Memorial vacation day's impingement was another cause; and twenty million dollars to England in the week a third.

News

  1. More Sports

    BALTIMORE When reliever Sean Burnett went on the disabled list May 28 because of an elbow impingement, he thought he would be back with the Angels and pitching by Monday, the day he was eligible to be activated.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Alonso hits DL as Maybin returns to Padres

    Padres center fielder Cameron Maybin was activated after 45 days on the disabled list with a right wrist impingement, and first baseman Yonder Alonso, who missed his fifth straight game Wednesday, was placed on the DL to make room.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: San Diego Padres

  3. Padres to activate Cameron Maybin from DL, option Kyle Blanks

    The San Diego Padres will get their center fielder back on Thursday as Cameron Maybin will be activated from the disabled list before the Friars open a four-game series in Denver against the Colorado Rockies , the team announced late Wednesday night . Maybin missed 46 games with a right wrist impingement.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Philly.com

Quotes

  1. "The problem that the doctors are uneasy about is my recovery time," Wakefield said. "If I keep throwing and throwing and throwing with swelling, it may cause impingement. It may tear something."
    on Oct 23, 2007 By: Tim Wakefield Source: ESPN

  2. "I bowled 10 overs in practice on Sunday with no problems and the shoulder feels good now. I got the injury when I dived to stop the ball. The bone slid out of the joint and that caused an impingement which was stopping my arm rotating - but there...
    on Nov 26, 2009 By: Stuart Broad Source: Daily News & Analysis

  3. "I'm happy the MRI didn't show anything serious or any structural damage," Harden said. "I wanted to make sure I didn't hurt anything else. Basically, it's the same impingement. I'll rest a little bit, do some rehab outings and hopefully be...
    on Jul 11, 2007 By: Rich Harden Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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