Meaning of impact

Definition of impact

(noun) the striking of one body against another
a forceful consequence; a strong effect; "the book had an important impact on my thinking"; "the book packs a wallop"
influencing strongly; "they resented the impingement of American values on European culture"
the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat; "the armies met in the shock of battle"
(verb) press or wedge together; pack together
have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?"

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