collision course


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collision course

[kə′lizh·ən ‚kȯrs]
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A course which if followed will bring two craft together.
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Iran's decision to continue to pursue a nuclear programme with a lack of sufficient transparency is steering the region to a dangerous collision course, presenting a real and immediate hard challenge to national security.
With the short-term focus of trading desks paying for research, analysts and companies that want long-term investors may be on a collision course.
The fault sent its shuddering waves on a collision course with the Western U.
But FEMSA saw that the marketing strategy put Brahma on a collision course with FEMSA's brands in the United States, mainly Sol, Tecate, and Dos Equis.
Corporal Prescott did not learn until later that the engine had been on a collision course with another train parked on the same track in a downtown Nampa rail yard.
THE government denied today that it was on a collision course with the judiciary over tough new jail terms for murder.
Global supply chains may be on a collision course with homeland security.
CHRIS Caisley, chairman of Super League champions Bradford Bulls, has put himself on a collision course with new Rugby Football League chief Richard Lewis over the future of the international game.
Analysts investigating the mid-air collision between a Bashkirian Airlines Tupolev 154 aircraft and a DHL Boeing 757 cargo aircraft on 1 July 2002 will focus their probe on how the two aircraft got on a collision course, the timeliness of reactions on the ground and in the air, and the operational status and effectiveness of avoidance equipment.
CHINA and American were last night on collision course in a major spying row.
Montserrat's newly-elected Chief Minister John Osborne appears set to be on a collision course with Britain over a plan to reduce grant-aid to this volcano-ravaged British colony, reports CANA (April 6, 2001): The British Government is said to have embarked on a plan to shrink its budgetary and other financial support over the next five years.
The Lords last night put itself on a collision course with the Commons when it voted against a ban on hunting with hounds and for self-regulation.

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