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  • n  influencing strongly
    they resented the impingement of American values on European culture
  • n  a sharp collision produced by striking or dashing against something

  • This mechanism, called "impingement," is the initial culprit in most cases.
  • The Palestinian press room has been preparing documents and reports on Israel's violations in the holy city and its impingement on religious rights, including denial of access for .
  • 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.
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    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.
    June 10, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
  • 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.
    June 7, 2013 - San Diego Padres
  • 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.
    June 6, 2013 -

  • Tim Wakefield in ESPN
    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."
  • Rich Harden in San Francisco Chronicle
    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... Stuart Broad Daily News & Analysis Nov 26, 2009 50056 67752 impingement 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...

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