What is impingement?

  • (noun): Influencing strongly.
    Example: "They resented the impingement of American values on European culture"
    Synonyms: encroachment, impact
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on impingement:

Femoral Acetabular Impingement
... Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI) or hip impingement syndrome is a condition affecting the hip joint in young and middle-aged adults ... Impingement occurs when the ball shaped femoral head rubs abnormally or does not have full range of motion in the acetabular socket ...
Impingement Syndrome - SIS and The Scapula
... to play an important role in shoulder impingement syndrome ... a throwing or serving motion is elevation of the acromion process in order to avoid impingement of the rotator cuff tendons ... If the scapula fails to properly elevate the acromion, impingement may occur during the cocking and acceleration phase of an overhead activity ...
Impingement Syndrome - Treatment
... Impingement syndrome is usually treated conservatively, but sometimes is treated with arthroscopic surgery or open surgery ... and local anaesthetic may be used for persistent impingement syndrome ... isokinetic scapular muscle performance in overhead athletes with and without shoulder impingement to identify any deficits in the scapular muscles of athletes with shoulder impingement ...
M4 Carbine - Performance - Gas Piston
... a qualified armorer to perform out of field, whereas any malfunction with the direct-impingement system can be fixed by the end user in field ... sound suppressor results in hot gases entering the chamber, regardless of a direct-gas impingement or gas piston design choice ... Despite arguments defending the traditional direct-impingement system, the Enhanced M4 uses an articulating link piston operating system ...
Separator (oil Production) - Methods Used To Remove Oil From Gas in Separators - Impingement
... is high, or if the mist particles are extremely fine, several successive impingement surfaces may be required to effect satisfactory removal of the mist ...

More definitions of "impingement":

  • (noun): A sharp collision produced by striking or dashing against something.
    Synonyms: impaction