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pileup

[′pīl‚əp]
(electronics)
A set of moving and fixed contacts, insulated from each other, formed as a unit for incorporation in a relay or switch. Also known as stack.
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A multiple-vehicle collision Sunday injured five people, among them a 5-year-old pedestrian who was thrown 30 feet when he was struck by one of the cars, authorities said.
Multiple-vehicle collisions also are a high risk during the fall, coming in at 33 percent of all auto claims.
The risk for lower extremity fractures was high among riders in broadside collisions and also in multiple-vehicle collisions than single-vehicle collisions.
Currently, some 20 per cent of new cars in the UK have an AEB system available and if that rate of development continues we would hope that by 2030 multiple-vehicle collisions could be history.

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