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a devastating effect/impact
▪ The recession has had a devastating impact on employment in this area.
a direct effect/impact
▪ Our organization’s work has a direct impact upon children’s lives in this country.
a dramatic effect/impact
▪ An accident can have a dramatic effect on your family’s finances.
a positive effect/impact
▪ Exercise has a positive effect on health.
assess the impact/extent/effectiveness etc of sth
▪ a report to assess the impact of advertising on children
cushion the blow/impact (of sth)
▪ generous leaving allowances to help cushion the blow of redundancy
exaggerate the impact (of sth) (=say the effect or influence of something is worse than it really is)
▪ We believe the Chancellor is exaggerating the impact these proposals will have.
far-reaching implications/impact/effects
▪ Tourism has had far-reaching effects on the island’s culture.
lessen the impact/effect/importance (of sth)
▪ The new project will lessen the effects of car pollution.
profound effect/influence/impact/consequence etc
▪ Tolstoy’s experiences of war had a profound effect on his work.
▪ The mother’s behaviour has a profound impact on the developing child.
soften the blow/impact
▪ The impact of the tax was softened by large tax-free allowances.
the effect/impact on the environment
▪ The building’s design will minimize its impact on the environment.
the environmental impact
▪ Don’t underestimate the environmental impact logging has on the rainforest.
the likely impact (=the likely effect or influence of something)
▪ What is the likely impact of the new factory on the local environment?
▪ Parcels delivery is another area where pen computers could make a big impact.
▪ The Kelly factor is big, and Rodman also had a big impact on our walk-up.
▪ But the bigger impact on the Clinton legacy may be the judges that Mr Clinton himself was unable to appoint.
▪ The biggest local impact will be in Santa Clara County where 19 branches will close, affecting 137 employees.
▪ The biggest impact Bowie had on me was with his haircut.
▪ As a result, this group is likely to have its biggest impact ever in the 1996 election.
▪ He had had too big an impact on her.
▪ With careful pinpointing, manufacturers can have as big an impact with fewer coupons, he says.
▪ For developing countries, volatility increased the direct impact on their domestic policies and plans.
▪ This had a direct impact on the problem-solving time which is now on average 8.5 times longer than in the 1980s.
▪ The direct impact of improving health in later life has been relatively recent.
▪ The railways not only made a direct physical impact on the landscape: their indirect effects were equally powerful and far-reaching.
▪ National systems of testing use light sampling methods and therefore the direct impact on the curriculum is unlikely to be large.
▪ It has a direct impact on our growth as persons, happy or unhappy.
▪ The tide of immigrants is expected to have a direct but manageable impact on the United States.
▪ The policies which had the most direct impact concerned income tax.
▪ The economic impact of the disease has been as appalling as the humanitarian one.
▪ The pollution is already making a strong economic impact, both in the ponds and on the open water.
▪ Its economic impact is minimal, its publicity value huge.
▪ Their contributions were not limited to accomplishments in sporting arenas, but also had important social and economic impact.
▪ Both as employees and as entrepreneurs, their position is better than it was and their economic impact bigger.
▪ Local estimates put the economic impact of one playoff game at $ 8 million.
▪ So, armed with consultants' reports on the favorable economic impact, they offer to provide buildings or infrastructure.
▪ Before critical habitat can be designated, an analysis of the resulting social and economic impacts must be made.
▪ I want to consider whether the way in which environmental impact assessments are drawn up at the moment is satisfactory.
▪ Tremendous environmental impacts, but no environmental impact state-ments.
▪ In many cases, both the minimisation of environmental impact and cost savings compared with previous practice have been achieved.
▪ They want fewer screens and a new environmental impact report prepared to supplant one published 11 years ago.
▪ What are the environmental impacts of traffic?
▪ The final draft of the environmental impact report on rezoning is to be completed in the spring.
▪ Increasingly such requirements are based on life-cycle assessments of the product's environmental impact during production, consumption and disposal.
▪ These changes, appropriately pursued, could also bring large long-term reductions in emissions of carbon dioxide and other environmental impacts.
▪ It is interesting to note that there appears to be great resistance to acknowledging the full impact of secularism on schools.
▪ Yet the Marana council members are so unsophisticated they seem unable to grasp the full impact of their actions.
▪ Some say they were unaware of the full impact of the new line management structure when they met to discuss it.
▪ We are only now realizing the full impact of Reaganism here at home.
▪ The full impact of it seemed to come from the roof, and was so strong that she jerked up in bed.
▪ But many say the full impact of the Woolf revolution is just around the corner.
▪ It is then that the full impact of Cobra power is manifest.
▪ But the full impact of research into human genetic information is only now beginning to become clear.
▪ Nylon made a great impact on the textile industry when it was first discovered.
▪ They also have far greater impact.
▪ This technique has had a great deal of impact in computer programming where it in systems analysis and design.
▪ In larger cities, ties to the land are less important and homogenizing influences have a greater impact.
▪ There is no doubt that this early form of man had a greater impact on the natural world than any other animal.
▪ This new age of anonymity and adopted identity portends great impact on our traditional notions of discourse and protected speech.
▪ For greater impact, try grouping several displays together as a single one can look a little lost.
▪ I too enlarged the material in Sur Incises, and the work had an immediate impact without my abandoning anything at all.
▪ But the United States has demurred, lobbying only for senior positions that can have an immediate impact on U.S. interests.
▪ The immediate and obvious impact of all this is an increase in speed and accuracy at the checkout.
▪ With those expectations already incorporated in investors' thinking, Greenspan's remarks had only a small immediate impact on financial markets.
▪ These ideas were to prove fruitful in the longer term, but their immediate practical impact was small.
▪ There are few defensive backs who are expected to make immediate impact.
▪ Yet the immediate impact of the statute was much less dramatic than this longer-term picture might suggest.
▪ But Brown wants a more immediate impact.
▪ These writers are not only giving varying assessments of the likely impact of the Reform Act.
▪ Some supporters said Starr should reconsider his decision because of its likely adverse impact on cooperating witnesses.
▪ The Hardwicke case also throws an interesting light on the likely future impact of the Act on crime.
▪ What is the likely impact of this shift on the long-term growth and profitability of the company? 4.
▪ Evaluating the likely impacts is complex.
▪ Over geological time it is likely that impacts have reduced the mass of the Martian atmosphere by a factor of one hundred.
▪ Television coverage had surprisingly little impact on trends in party credibility.
▪ The widely expected decision had little impact on financial markets.
▪ Television viewing had relatively little impact.
▪ As a result Michael Owen and Robbie Fowler made little attacking impact.
▪ It made little impact on the computing world, and no dents whatsoever in the universe.
▪ The rediscovery of mind had relatively little impact on the psychobiology of the time.
▪ Griffey said that even if the new law is found unconstitutional, it will have little impact on the state.
▪ They had a major impact on the community, and attracted authority, wealth and prestige.
▪ The digital switches industry has a major impact on the I-way.
▪ Thirdly, the new technology is having a major impact at work, for a number of reasons.
▪ The main geological evidence for a major ocean impact would lie in tsunami wave deposits.
▪ Yet the prospects of this constituency making a major political impact and extracting liberal reforms from the regime appear poor.
▪ Privacy advocates called it the most sweeping privacy law in decades and said it would have a major impact on health care.
▪ What is likely to be the major impact of organizational size on the information needs of managers?
▪ Similarly, activities within the economic system can have a major impact on the political system.
▪ While this has not affected sales, it has had a negative impact on profits, Sage noted.
▪ From the 502 emissions standpoint the conversion to coal can have a positive or negative environmental impact.
▪ The failure of the Fouchet Plan did have one negative impact.
▪ This often forced removal has severe and long term negative social impacts including social stress.
▪ The telecoms sector had the biggest negative impact on the market.
▪ This changing scene has both positive and negative impacts on the technology transfer process.
▪ Lengthening sales cycles, project deferrals and their negative impact on utilisation rates could see downward pressure on margins.
▪ Community organizing indirectly produces positive health impacts, through strengthening social networks, community participation, psychological empowerment, and community competence.
▪ Most managers work in government, after all, not to enrich themselves but to have some positive impact on their community.
▪ A United Nations report showed that foreign investment can have a positive impact on the poor only if it is regulated.
▪ Finally, the research on feedback suggested that it had a positive impact on performance because it was instructional.
▪ Order, cleanliness, and fresh, well mounted pictures and pieces of writing have a positive impact.
▪ My college nutrition textbook devoted an entire chapter to the positive impact of starches on early development, potatoes main among them.
▪ I like having a positive impact on people, an impact on their salaries and career opportunities.
▪ This changing scene has both positive and negative impacts on the technology transfer process.
▪ So much has been written about this single epic without any clear view of the potential impact emerging.
▪ They understand all too well the potential impact of huge cuts in health care programs.
▪ Probably the area of maximum potential impact is in taxonomic computing.
▪ Making this decision requires an analysis of the potential impact of credit policy terms on sales and profits.
▪ The second limiting factor was less immediate, but of greater potential impact.
▪ Finally, there is an assessment of potential impacts, on the political world, of the revolution in communication technologies.
▪ The restrictions on trading are designed to limit the potential impact of the options market on the stock market.
▪ This gives an indication of the potential impact of this type of instructional material.
▪ Neurophysiology and genetic research will, without doubt, have profound social impacts.
▪ Being part of a group of superb people has a profound impact on every member.
▪ Population growth has and will have a profound impact upon world food demand.
▪ In any case, the work of insiders advocating social change is invaluable and has a profound impact.
▪ In every year there were one or two very special films which made a real impact outside the regular film audience.
▪ The risk is that we carry on drifting downwards because there is no real impact on those expectations.
▪ The real impact of the Budget will, however, take effect next year.
▪ However, their real impact should not be over-estimated.
▪ It is difficult to find out whether or not the statute had any real impact.
▪ That feminism as a movement has lost any real impact in popular culture?
▪ He said Western leaders could have a real impact on Putin.
▪ Furthermore it is in local communities that the real impacts of free-trade policies are felt most acutely.
▪ Comte's work had a significant impact in Britain.
▪ Despite this sort of carping, my Today Show appearance had a significant impact.
▪ Their decisions are binding on industrial tribunals and have had a significant impact on managerial practices by major employers.
▪ Furthermore, we neutralize our ability to have nay significant impact in the struggle.
▪ However, the most significant impact of the resident tutor model was seen in Essex and, especially, in Norfolk.
▪ Unlike relativity theory, quantum theory is beginning to have a really significant impact on technology.
▪ The Ford talks are expected to have a significant impact on pay talks throughout manufacturing industry in the next six months.
▪ But she said Apple did not expect the repair program to have a significant financial impact on the company.
▪ As yet there has been little research considering early retirement among women and its social meaning and impact.
▪ The economic and social impact of the Blizzard of 1996&038;.
▪ This project will examine the social impact of these changes on the structure and standards of the people.
▪ Their contributions were not limited to accomplishments in sporting arenas, but also had important social and economic impact.
▪ The Intimate Machine raises many issues concerning the social impact of computers in an invigorating and highly readable manner.
▪ Despite its nonbinding nature, expectations were high that the bill of rights would have a strong political and social impact.
▪ After three months of retraining, good responders were questioned about the social impact of the treatment.
▪ This often forced removal has severe and long term negative social impacts including social stress.
▪ I want to consider whether the way in which environmental impact assessments are drawn up at the moment is satisfactory.
▪ The hon. Gentleman also mentioned the environmental impact assessment.
▪ Why did the right hon. Gentleman not decide to have a higher grade environmental impact assessment?
▪ Enviroscope specialises in scoping environmental impact assessments and environmental audits and assisting companies with environmental communications and policy.
▪ As a consultant specialising in environmental impact assessments and environmental audits I feel that this criticism is rather unfair.
▪ Nearly half its projects had a full or partial environmental impact assessment carried out prior to funding.
▪ Have steps been taken to assess the impact of building programmes and medical staff absence on patient activities?
▪ Finally, it assesses the impact of party government in Britain in the light of the Thatcher record.
▪ Consider a range of development options and assess their viability and impact.
▪ Furthermore, assess the impact of their cash-flow practices on your own relationship with customers and suppliers alike.
▪ It will assess the environmental impact of new and existing development projects and carry out research and consultancy.
▪ In the early 1980s, Dale Spender edited a collection of essays assessing the impact of feminism on the academic disciplines.
▪ Its aim was to examine scientific evidence on climate change, assess environmental and socio-economic impacts and formulate realistic response strategies.
▪ It is easier to assess the impact of specific advertising campaigns on sales in specific product areas. 18.
▪ Last week Venice hosted an international meeting of Cities On Water, to consider the impacts of possible sea-level rise.
▪ Vernadsky tallied up the billions of organisms on Earth and considered their collective impact upon the material resources of the planet.
▪ If you doubt this admittedly bold assertion, consider the impact of the company's decision to cease publishing mainframe prices.
▪ But for most, everything changes, including the chemistry between the parents. Consider the simplest physical impact: sleep deprivation.
▪ Secondly, we need to consider the consequent impact on finance departments.
▪ It is relatively straight forward to consider the impact of any form of central government grant.
▪ The project will also consider the impact of student employment on the pattern of study and level of academic attainment.
▪ I ask the Minister to consider what impact that has on innocent people and their families.
▪ This exhibition examines his impact not only on the visual arts but also on literature and science.
▪ Later, I will examine the impact of terrain, in its military definition, on operations.
▪ This project will examine the social impact of these changes on the structure and standards of the people.
▪ The study will also evaluate the assessment procedures in use and examine their impact on children and on the school more generally.
▪ It is more appropriate to examine the impact of aid programmes and projects in aggregate on a particular country.
▪ This study deliberately examined the impact of the projects under normal classroom conditions.
▪ This examines the impact of deregulation and advances in technology on the operations of financial firms.
▪ She ran to the desk, bumping against a large armchair, not feeling the impact.
▪ And Wall Street has already felt the impact.
▪ Glass tinkled; she felt the impact afterward, the firm, cool glass, breaking through.
▪ The answer must wait until the country feels the impact of reforms announced last week.
▪ Investment managers such as Boston-based Wellington Management Co. will feel the impact.
▪ You should feel in control through impact and beyond.
▪ Even renters feel the impact whenever their landlord sells the property.
▪ He made the decision to lessen the angle of impact by closing the throttle, applying hard up elevator and full right rudder.
▪ O'Leary and Deane both made very significant impacts.
▪ But it is here that ecological education could make an impact.
▪ They will provide pockets of interest early in the year before the herbaceous plants make an impact.
▪ The group, which meets monthly, already has made an impact.
▪ Coach Gary Reid is confident they can make an impact.
▪ This is what makes the most immediate impact on the hearer and arouses his empathy.
▪ In every year there were one or two very special films which made a real impact outside the regular film audience.
▪ This made a great impact on the ten-year-old youth of noble lineage.
▪ Such areas were set up to reduce the impact of damaging agricultural practices on vulnerable ecosystems.
▪ This may be an effort to reduce the impact of whatever case Starr does bring or to intimidate him against bringing one.
▪ Or we could leave it up to the electricity generators to reduce the impact, at the expense of higher bills.
▪ The meeting comes on a day when the roads minister announced improvements to reduce noise impact.
▪ The route of the new road passes inland of the theme park in a deep cutting to reduce noise and visual impact.
▪ It may set standards for performance and efficiency of energy use, in part to reduce environmental impacts of electricity.
▪ Health programmes, on the other hand, are concerned, in the main, with reducing the impact of ill-health on individuals.
▪ Also, the spread of investments will reduce the impact of individual companies' corporate insolvencies.
▪ The latter news softens the impact of the former up to a point.
▪ The leader acts with greater sensitivity to soften the impact of downward power.
▪ He argued that £2.3 billion is needed to soften the impact of the new tax next Spring.
▪ Deaver began suggesting ways to soften the impact by adding new events to the itinerary that might placate the opposition.
▪ The extra cash, however, will only partly soften the impact of the introduction of the poll tax next year.
▪ Both cars burst into flames on impact.
▪ Just after the impact there was a flash as the rocket exploded.
▪ Logging companies must prepare an environmental impact report.
▪ The aircraft was traveling at about 155 mph before impact.
▪ The change in leadership will have a huge impact on government policy.
▪ The company is trying to lessen the impact of the oil spill on marine life.
▪ The Internet's impact on the way we do business has been remarkable.
▪ the lasting impact of improved education on the country's economic success
▪ Another major obstacle is the fair circuit and its impact on the higher quality stables.
▪ But she said Apple did not expect the repair program to have a significant financial impact on the company.
▪ Glass tinkled; she felt the impact afterward, the firm, cool glass, breaking through.
▪ However, the issues involved in determining environmental impact are often complex.
▪ Television has such an impact on our kids.
▪ The impact of evolving technology on these forms of information is discussed using historical examples. 21.1.
▪ The latter news softens the impact of the former up to a point.
▪ Child care is an issue that impacts on a broad cross section of working women.
▪ How is the growth of e-commerce likely to impact the retail sector?
▪ In September a second Luna spacecraft impacted on the near side of the moon.
▪ It's still unclear how the new law will impact health care.
▪ As we saw with the Treasury, organisational culture will impact on budgetary behaviour.
▪ Capital charges will therefore impact on the distribution of revenue funds to health authorities.
▪ Decline and decay in one location will soon impact adjacent areas.
▪ He feels the cuts will inevitably impact on service delivery.
▪ It is essential that everyone is kept informed about what is involved and just how the new system will impact upon them.
▪ It turns out the native animals impact that ground cover very lightly.
▪ Thirdly, there is the issue of how precisely capital charges will impact on the funds that DHAs actually receive.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Impact \Im*pact"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Impacted; p. pr. & vb. n. Impacting.] [L. impactus, p. p. of impingere to push, strike against. See Impinge.]

  1. To drive close; to press firmly together: to wedge into a place.

  2. To affect or influence, especially in a significant or undesirable manner; as, budget cuts impacted the entire research program; the fish populations were adversely impacted by pollution.

  3. To collide forcefully with; to strike.


Impact \Im"pact\, n.

  1. Contact or impression by touch; collision; forcible contact; force communicated.

    The quarrel, by that impact driven.

  2. (Mech.) The single instantaneous stroke of a body in motion against another either in motion or at rest.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

c.1600, "press closely into something," from Latin impactus, past participle of impingere "to push into, dash against, thrust at" (see impinge). Originally sense preserved in impacted teeth (1876). Sense of "strike forcefully against something" first recorded 1916. Figurative sense of "have a forceful effect on" is from 1935. Related: Impacting.


1781, "collision," from impact (v.). Figurative sense of "forceful impression" is from 1817 (Coleridge).


n. 1 The striking of one body against another; collision. 2 The force or energy of a collision of two objects. 3 (context chiefly medicine English) A forced impinge. 4 A significant or strong influence; an effect. vb. 1 (context transitive English) To compress; to compact; to press or pack together. 2 (context transitive proscribed English) To influence; to affect; to have an impact#Noun on. 3 (context transitive English) To collide or strike.

  1. n. the striking of one body against another

  2. a forceful consequence; a strong effect; "the book had an important impact on my thinking"; "the book packs a wallop" [syn: wallop]

  3. influencing strongly; "they resented the impingement of American values on European culture" [syn: impingement, encroachment]

  4. the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat; "the armies met in the shock of battle" [syn: shock]

  1. v. press or wedge together; pack together

  2. have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?" [syn: affect, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch]

Impact, TX -- U.S. town in Texas
Population (2000): 39
Housing Units (2000): 16
Land area (2000): 0.086631 sq. miles (0.224374 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.086631 sq. miles (0.224374 sq. km)
FIPS code: 35816
Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48
Location: 32.500573 N, 99.744790 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Impact, TX
Impact (film)

Impact is a 1949 American film noir drama film directed by Arthur Lubin and starring Brian Donlevy and Ella Raines. It was filmed entirely in California and included scenes filmed in Sausalito, and at San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf and other locations around the city. The film was based on a story by film noir writer Jay Dratler. The supporting cast features Charles Coburn, Helen Walker, Anna May Wong, Philip Ahn and William Wright.

Impact (comics)

Impact, in comics, can refer to:

  • Impact Comics, a DC Comics imprint
  • Impact (EC Comics), an EC Comics title
  • Impact (Image Comics), an Image Comics superhero
Impact (mechanics)

In mechanics, an impact is a high force or shock applied over a short time period when two or more bodies collide. Such a force or acceleration usually has a greater effect than a lower force applied over a proportionally longer period. The effect depends critically on the relative velocity of the bodies to one another.

At normal speeds, during a perfectly inelastic collision, an object struck by a projectile will deform, and this deformation will absorb most or all of the force of the collision. Viewed from a conservation of energy perspective, the kinetic energy of the projectile is changed into heat and sound energy, as a result of the deformations and vibrations induced in the struck object. However, these deformations and vibrations cannot occur instantaneously. A high-velocity collision (an impact) does not provide sufficient time for these deformations and vibrations to occur. Thus, the struck material behaves as if it were more brittle than it would otherwise be, and the majority of the applied force goes into fracturing the material. Or, another way to look at it is that materials actually are more brittle on short time scales than on long time scales: this is related to time-temperature superposition. Impact resistance decreases with an increase in the modulus of elasticity, which means that stiffer materials will have less impact resistance. Resilient materials will have better impact resistance.

Different materials can behave in quite different ways in impact when compared with static loading conditions. Ductile materials like steel tend to become more brittle at high loading rates, and spalling may occur on the reverse side to the impact if penetration doesn't occur. The way in which the kinetic energy is distributed through the section is also important in determining its response. Projectiles apply a Hertzian contact stress at the point of impact to a solid body, with compression stresses under the point, but with bending loads a short distance away. Since most materials are weaker in tension than compression, this is the zone where cracks tend to form and grow.

Impact (typeface)

Impact is a realist sans-serif typeface designed by Geoffrey Lee in 1965 and released by the Stephenson Blake foundry of Sheffield. It is well known for having been included in the core fonts for the Web package and distributed with Microsoft Windows since Windows 98. More recently, it has been used extensively in image macros or internet memes.


Impact may refer to:

In science:

  • Impact (mechanics), a high force or shock (mechanics) over a short time period
  • Impact crater, a meteor crater caused by an impact event
  • Impact event, the collision of a meteoroid, asteroid or comet with Earth
  • Impact factor, a measure of the citations to a science or social science journal

In development:

  • Impact evaluation, a way of evaluating changes from an intervention or development programme.

In computing:

  • IMPACT (computer graphics), a computer graphics architecture for Silicon Graphics computer workstations

In film, television and radio:

  • Impact, a BBC World News weekday programme.
  • Impact (1949 film), a 1949 film noir starring Brian Donlevy and Ella Raines
  • Impact (1963 film), a 1963 crime thriller starring Conrad Phillips
  • Impact (mini-series), a 2008 television mini-series starring Natasha Henstridge and David James Elliott
  • Impact Wrestling, the primary weekly television program of Total Nonstop Action Wrestling

In print:

  • Bath Impact, the student newspaper for the University of Bath Students' Union, England
  • Impact (action entertainment magazine), a monthly action entertainment magazine that focus on Asian action cinema and anime
  • Impact (EC Comics), a 1955 EC Comics comic book
  • Impact (Image Comics), an Image Comics comic book character
  • Impact (novel), a 2010 novel by Douglas Preston
  • Impact (student magazine), a student magazine for the University of Nottingham, England
  • Impact Comics, a DC Comics imprint
  • Impact Press, an Orlando, Florida-based magazine
  • Impact Magazines, a UK magazine publisher
  • Impact (magazine), a UNESCO quarterly titled IMPACT of science on society

In music:

  • Impact Records, an American record label
  • Impact, an album by thrash metal band Dew-Scented
  • Impact (1972 Charles Tolliver album), a live album by Charles Tolliver released on Enja Records
  • Impact (1975 Charles Tolliver album), a studio album by Charles Tolliver released on Strata-East Records
  • Impact (Robbie Gold album), an album by Robbie Gold
  • Impact (Eye Empire album)


  • IMPACT (organisation), a charitable organization focusing on public and preventative interventions to stop preventable disability
  • Impact! Miniatures, a company producing 28mm wargaming figures
  • International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats
  • Irish Municipal, Public and Civil Trade Union
  • Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust

In sports:

  • Montreal Impact, a soccer (football) team in Major League Soccer, the top tier of North American professional soccer
  • Montreal Impact (1992–2011), predecessor to the above team, that played in several second-level North American leagues during its history


  • Impact (typeface), a sans-serif typeface
  • Impact, Texas, a town in Taylor County, Texas, USA
  • Impact Confections, a candy company founded in 1981.
Impact (EC Comics)

Impact was a short-lived comic book series published by EC Comics in 1955 as the first title in its New Direction line. The bi-monthly comic, published by Bill Gaines and edited by Al Feldstein, began with an issue cover-dated March–April, 1955. It ran for five issues, ending with the November–December, 1955 issue. The sub-title "Tales Designed to Carry an" ran above the title Impact. The book was dedicated to stories with shock endings, and was seen as a toned down, Comics Code era version of EC's earlier Shock SuspenStories. Front covers were by Jack Davis, and the stories were illustrated by Davis, George Evans, Jack Kamen, Graham Ingels, Joe Orlando, Reed Crandall and Bernard Krigstein.

There are two versions of the cover to Impact # 1. One logo is yellow and the other is white.

Impact was reprinted as part of publisher Russ Cochran's Complete EC Library in 1988. Between April and August 1999, Cochran (in association with Gemstone Publishing) reprinted all five individual issues. This complete run was later rebound, with covers included, in a single softcover EC Annual.

Impact (student magazine)

Impact Magazine is the official student magazine of the University of Nottingham, it has been published in various forms and various names since 1939. Run on a voluntary basis using funds from the Students' Union, the magazine is available free to students. Impact also publishes a website, which has been online since 8 January 2006. Impact is one of the largest student magazines in the UK both in terms of circulation and staff numbers, with a team of around 45 annually elected editors, designers, and promoters.

Impact (miniseries)

Impact is a mini-series about a meteor shower which eventually sends the moon on a collision course with Earth. The two-part (Episodes were called Nights) mini-series premiered February 14 and 15, 2009 on the Canadian premium television channel Super Channel and was also shown on ABC on June 21 and 28, 2009 and on Alpha TV on September 2011.

Impact (novel)

Impact is a science fiction thriller novel by American writer Douglas Preston, published on January 5, 2010 by Forge Books. The novel is the third book in the Wyman Ford series. The book was reviewed on All Things Considered in February 2010.

Impact (1963 film)

Impact is a 1963 British crime thriller directed by Peter Maxwell and starring Conrad Phillips with the pair writing the script. The pair formed a production company Arriba Productions, but Maxwell went to Australia to shoot the Whiplash TV series and never returned to England.

Impact (action entertainment magazine)

Impact was a monthly magazine published in the United Kingdom between January 1992 and January 2012. Founded and initially edited by film maker Bey Logan, 241 issues were published during its twenty-year history. After the magazine ceased publication, it continued as an online presence. It is likely modelled on its French counterpart, also known as Impact, which was started in 1986. It covers the field of action entertainment: including Hong Kong action cinema, worldwide martial arts films, Hollywood productions, anime, comics, action films and East Asian cinema in general. The website is edited by John Mosby, with Mike Leeder acting as Eastern Editor from the Hong Kong office, and Andrez Bergen as Tokyo Correspondent.

Filmmakers such as Phil Hobden ( Left For Dead & Ten Dead Men) write regular articles for the magazine.

IMPACT (organisation)

IMPACT is an international initiative which focusses on preventive and social health and promote awareness and intervention to prevent avoidable disability. Founded in 1980s by Sir John Wilson, IMPACT was formed as a part of the UNs Decade of disabled people. The UK IMPACT Foundation (UKIF), which is the central organisation to its sister projects over the world, was formally registered as a charity in 1985. The organisation's international programme was formally set up by the United Nations General Assembly supported by the British government. Although it doesn't receive any financial assistances from these organisations, it is jointly promoted by the World Health Organization, UNICEF and the UNDP. IMPACT currently has projects focussing on disability prevention, social health, nutritional health, child health as well as disaster relief in some of the least developed nations in Asia and Africa, including countries like Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Nepal, East Africa. Notable projects implemented by IMPACT include the Lifeline Express in India, Jibon tori in Bangladesh etc.

The India wing of IMPACT also leads Community Health Initiatives in Rural Areas and is actively involved in initiatives to prevent infant mortality.

Impact (TV programme)

Impact (formerly Impact Asia), styled also as Impact with Yalda Hakim is a news programme that premiered on BBC World News on 1 February 2010 as part of a network-wide refresh. The programme is hosted by Yalda Hakim, who replaced previous presenter Mishal Husain. The programme brings audiences a mixture of breaking news, debate and analysis using the BBC's range of correspondents based in the Asia Pacific regions and across the world. Broadcasting political, diplomatic, business, sports and breaking news stories directly affecting Asia Pacific, the programme aims to analyse stories from a global perspective. The format includes sport, business and weather updates.

Impact (Eye Empire album)

Impact is the second studio album by American rock supergroup Eye Empire. An early single disc version of the album with less songs was released in 2010 under the title Moment of Impact, later being reissued with a different version of the track list. In June 2012 it was reissued as a double disc expanded album under the shortened title Impact. It features all of the tracks from both versions of Moment Of Impact, plus 5 newly recorded studio songs, 3 acoustic versions of songs, and two live tracks. It features guest appearances from singer Lajon Witherspoon and drummer Morgan Rose both of Sevendust.

Impact (1975 Charles Tolliver album)

Impact is an album by American jazz trumpeter Charles Tolliver's Music Inc. and Orchestra recorded in 1975 and first released on the Strata-East label.

Impact (1972 Charles Tolliver album)

Impact is a live album by Music Inc. led by American jazz trumpeter Charles Tolliver recorded in 1972 and first released on the Enja label.

Impact (W&W album)

Impact is the debut studio album by Dutch electronic music duo W&W. It was released on 23 September 2011 by Armada Music.

IMPACT (computer graphics)

IMPACT (sometimes spelled Impact) is a computer graphics architecture for Silicon Graphics computer workstations. IMPACT Graphics was developed in 1995 and was available as a high-end graphics option on workstations released during the mid-1990s. IMPACT graphics gives the workstation real-time 2D and 3D graphics rendering capability similar to that of even high-end PCs made well after IMPACT's introduction. IMPACT graphics systems consist of either one or two Geometry Engines and one or two Raster Engines in various configurations.

IMPACT graphics consists of five graphics subsystems: the Command Engine, Geometry Subsystem, Raster Engine, framebuffer and Display Subsystem. IMPACT Graphics can produce resolutions up to 1600 x 1200 pixels with 32-bit color and can also process unencoded NTSC and PAL analog television signals.

IMPACT graphics subsystems come in three configurations for SGI Indigo2 IMPACT workstations: Solid IMPACT, High IMPACT, and Maximum IMPACT. The equivalent configurations also exist for the SGI Octane workstation but are referred to as SI, SSI, and MXI (I-series). Later Octane workstations used a similar configuration but with updated ASIC chips and are referred to as SE, SSE, and MXE (E-series). IMPACT uses Rambus RDRAM for texture memory.

The IMPACT graphics architecture was superseded by SGI's VPro graphics architecture in 1997.

Usage examples of "impact".

The concept theoretically should be able to impact adversarial situations that apply across the board to high, mid, low, no, or minimal technology threats.

They are available for businesses to advertise on, and their impact is enormous among local residents.

The allegation would have less impact and credibility if Casey were out of office, removed because of suspicions about his role.

And while such a devolution of the global civilization, were it possible, might conceivably address the problem of self-inflicted technological catastrophe, it would also leave us defenseless against eventual asteroidal and cometary impacts.

Pellinore had not only lost his temper but seemed to have been a bit astonied by the impact.

The remains of their aviso, now in two sections, thudding down either side of the ship, careered into them, the jagged edges of wood cutting flesh and the sheer force of the impact breaking bones.

Iryala, but as virtually the entire human population of recent millennia lives in the equatorial zone, axial tilt does not directly impact the lives of Terfreyans.

Israeli invasion of Lebanon but had no impact on the ayatollah, who continued to proclaim that the road to Jerusalem ran through Baghdad.

It is important that parents not underestimate their primary role in the lives of their babies and children and that they recognize the impact of their decisions about time spent with and away from their children.

Un-adorned metal boxes, beaders use minute particles of glass oxide impact beads and around eighty pounds of air pressure to blast rust and peeling paint off car parts.

Then, in spite of themselves, Bindweed and Blossom were surging forward with the rest of the crowd toward the point of impact.

The people always differ in their response to anything that impacts the biogenic amines.

The impact shattered bones and carried the black man off his feet-hurled him backward into the open fireplace.

A ridiculous or postured artificiality would ruin the impact, and he advises them strongly against bombastic overacting.

It was a high throw and a cruel one, for even with the breakfall and the straw-packed tatami mats she came down on her back with an impact that shook the floor and drove the breath from her body.