impact  

  • Pronunciation of impact: IH0 M P AE1 K T (ɪm'pækt)

  • Number of syllables of impact: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of impact

  • Definition of impact

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

    • The impact of the border was harsh.  
    • The impact was sensational and immediate.  
    • The Impact won the inaugural tournament.  
    • Estimating the predatory impact of gelatinous zooplankton.  
    • Litz wire reduces the impact of the skin effect and the proximity effect.  
    • The impact had crippled the company.  
    • The social impact of the product is the most rewarding result.  
    • The offence made the biggest impact.  
    • The effect of the impact increased to a multitude.  
    • The impact upon the economy is devastating.  

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