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 for Impinged
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Impinge \Im*pinge"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Impinged; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Impinging.] [L. impingere; pref. im- in + pangere to
     fix, strike; prob. akin to pacisci to agree, contract. See
     Pact, and cf. Impact.]
     To fall or dash against; to touch upon; to strike; to hit; to
     clash with; -- with on or upon.
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           The cause of reflection is not the impinging of light
           on the solid or impervious parts of bodies. --Sir I.
                                                    Newton.
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           But, in the present order of things, not to be employed
           without impinging on God's justice.      --Bp.
                                                    Warburton.
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