Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A striking against; beating; collision.
- n. The act of dashing against or striking upon.
- n. maritime The act of striking a fixed object, compare collision: the act of striking another vessel.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of dashing against, or striking upon.
- From Latin allisio, French allidere ("to strike or dash against"). (Wiktionary)
“At this point, all indications are that the vessel remains at full throttle and pitch at the time of the allision.”
“There's no signs a mechanical or engine trouble before the allision.”
“Now we're being told not collision, but a ferry allision, allision meaning striking up against something versus colliding into something.”
“Some have reported that they observed that the strike or the allision was to occur and they did begin warning passenger to move back.”
“As the beating and allision of the waves against a rock make no trouble in the rock, no commotion there; but a great deal of noise, clamour and tumult round about it.”
“The U. S. Coast Guard marine casualty investigation of Cosco Busan allision can be found by visiting:”
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“The allision caused a gash measuring approximately 150 feet long by 12 feet high on the port side of the ship, puncturing two of the ship's fuel tanks and damaging the fendering system on the Delta tower of the bridge, and resulting in a significant environmental clean-up.”
“The local office of the Masters, Mates, and Pilots has a pre-printed press release for whenever there is a collision or allision involving a foreign flag vessel saying it wouldn’t have happened if it had a US union crew.”
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