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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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At least three persons were injured in a multiple-vehicle collision on Friday afternoon in Quezon City, the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said.
ATIMONAN -- The driver of the ill-fated Bicol-bound Superlines passenger bus that was involved in the multiple-vehicle collision here on Saturday expressed his sympathies to the families of the victims but maintained that he was not to blame for the accident that killed 20 persons and injured more than 50 others.
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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