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Impact

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To Impa'ct. v.a. [impactus, Latin.] To drive close or hard.

They are angular; but of what particular figure is not easy to determine, because of their being impacted so thick and confusedly together. Woodward on Fossils.

Sources: Woodward, John (78)

Attributes: Latin (690) · Verb Active (289)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Impact." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: May 18, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=18864.


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