secondary crater

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secondary crater

[′sek·ən‚der·ē ′krād·ər]
(geology)
An impact crater produced by the relatively low-velocity impact of fragments ejected from a large primary crater. Also known as satellitic crater.
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But there is also the secondary impact of the fumes to the prison officers themselves.
Mr Holland suggested the secondary impact was where the pedestrian might fall onto the car, hitting the A-pillar or the bonnet, which potentially causes further injury, to which Dr Hunt responded: "Yes, particularly to the head.
Maeva Ribas, manager of design analysis at The Carlab, an automotive product planning consultant stated that it is not the initial impact from a vehicle that is most likely to kill pedestrians, but secondary impact when pedestrians pass over the bonnet and hit their heads on the heavy frame piece holding the windscreen.
It will replace our largest secondary impact crusher, the NP1520, and, like its predecessors, is optimized for use both in secondary and tertiary applications," said Vincent Schmitt, product manager for Metso's impact crusher range.
This may be considered as a secondary impact of chronic inflammatory state, seen in RA.
The internet giant said: "Existing technologies found in production vehicles do little to mitigate the secondary impact a pedestrian may experience during a collision.
While other car companies have attempted to mitigate the damage caused by vehicles hitting pedestrians, including deploying exterior airbags, these measures don't help mitigate the damage cause by secondary impact when the pedestrian is propelled onto the ground or into oncoming traffic.
Then you have the secondary impact of government spending, which is drawing a lot of expats to the country; the population growth is about 10 per cent year on year.
Danny Tilson novel - Secondary Impact - makes its debut.
Given that the secondary impact of manzufacturing is being shown as equivalent to a GVA contribution amounting to around 40% of our regional economy and not the 15% frequently cited, harnessing our creative design abilities is key to our success and well-being.
It is hoped that this bursting will reduce the bumper's "spring back" that can knock someone onto the pavement, causing a secondary impact.
Material may hit one or more secondary impact zones before leaving an elbow or settling in a receiver.

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