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Definition of the noun allision

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  1. The act of dashing against or striking upon.
  2. [context: maritime] The act of striking a fixed object, compare collision: the act of striking another vessel.

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Google previewCoast Guard: Condition of Some Aids-to-Navigation & Domestic Icebreaking Vessels has Declined; Effect on Mission Performance Appears Mixed

AOPS Abstract of Operations ATON Aids-to-Navigation CAMS Capital Asset Management Strategy 8 An allision is a collision between a vessel against.

Google previewA Law Dictionary Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudence, Ancient and Modern ... (1995)

by Henry Campbell Black

In its strict sense, collision means the impact of two vessels both moving, and is distinguished from allision, ...

Google previewA Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America, and of the Several States of the American Union (1879)

With References to the Civil and Other Systems of Foreign Law by John Bouvier

ALLISION. Running one vessel against another. To be distinguished from collision, which denotes the- running of two vessels against each other. The distinction is not very carefully observed, but collision is used to denote cases strictly of ...

Google previewThe Etymological Encyclopaedia of Technical Words and Phrases (1832)

Used in the Arts and Sciences, and of Many Words in Common Use, with Popular Quotations from Foreign Languages, and Their Translations. From the Best Authorities by Daniel Jay Browne

Allision, s.

Google previewPhilippine Law Dictionary

ALL DISPUTES 53 ALLISION vidual component of; each one of; — used with a plural noun. — Contxeras v. Felix, 78 Phil 591. The whole collectively considered ; the complete totality. The whole of; the whole number or sum of. — Jacinto v.

Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

by Bryan A. Garner

Here allision would have been the better word: “This case arises out of a collision [read an allision] that allegedly occurred between a tug owned by Dow and a boat docked alongside the plaintiffs' shrimp boat.” Gaspar v. Dowell Div., 750 F. 2d ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1832)

Intended to Exhibi ... : in Two Volumes by Noah Webster

ALLISION, n. allizh' un.

Google previewAn English Dictionary, etc (1732)

by Elisha COLES (Lexicographer.)

Allision, L. da/hing against. Aliteration,L.repmtzng and playing upon thg'ame letter. elonging to the ' Allobrogcs, Savoyards in France. 7 a Allocamel, G. an Indian Cam'el with a lflule'j Head. AlloutiOn,L. placing ,- alsb officer: Allowance from ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to Sound and Meaning (1790)

One Main Object of which Is, to Establish a Plain and Permanent Standard of Pronunciation, to which is Prefixed a Prosodial Grammar by Thomas Sheridan

ALLISION, al-JIzh'-un. s. The act of striking one thing ...

Google previewA General Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary of the English Language (1814)

To which is Added, a Vocabulary of Scripture Proper Names, &c by George Fulton, G. Knight

the crocodile Allision, al-lizh'un, n. the act of striking one thing against another .

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Allision Meaning

Video shows what allision means. The striking of a vessel against a fixed object; the act of alliding or an instance thereof.. The act of dashing against or striking ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1L1I1S1I1O1N1

The value of this 8-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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