upon impact

upon impact

At the instant physical contact or a collision occurred. The egg smashed upon impact with the cement. No, sir, the pilot died upon impact.
See also: impact, upon

upon impact

Fig. at the place or time of an impact. The car crumpled upon impact with the brick wall. The man who fell from the top of the building died on impact.
See also: impact, upon
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As seen in the video, the asteroid can cause a wide-scale effect upon impact.
Elmer Segura, investigator of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Isulan, said Rene Aporada, a resident of Esperanza town and the driver of Isuzu dump truck, was killed after the truck he was driving collided head on with the Isuzu wing van, which went ablaze upon impact.
Upon impact, Holthaus lost control and her vehicle skidded sideways, the front end striking the rear driver's side Stalets' unit.
Upon impact, the .035-inch-thick, stainless-steel blades deploy to provide the devastating 2-inch cutting diameter hunters have come to expect from Rage.
SWAT * The Crossbow Magnum broadhead is designed to deploy two blades upon impact, plus two more internally.
The DFIRS system is a fully integrated deployable flight recorder system with an Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) that marks the aircraft's location upon impact and immediately sends an emergency signal for search and rescue.
Generally known as the 'killing machine', their prey suffers instant death upon impact from such a stoop.
They burst upon impact, leaving a debilitating cloud that affects the eyes, nose and respiratory system.
The text establishes the registration threshold for drone operators: operators must be registered if their drones are capable of transferring more than 80 Joules of kinetic energy upon impact with a person.
Summary: Three gas cylinders nestled behind the wall could have exploded upon impact.
The P1 designation means the lower leading edge of the medium-duty truck bed penetrated less than one metre from the backside of the bollard upon impact. The 800+ bollards Gibraltar supplied for the project were installed by Muller Construction of Las Vegas, Nevada in about a six-week time frame.
The SAFIRE-Safe Impact Resistant Electrolyte was designed to improve battery safety by becoming solid upon impact, preventing battery fire.
The source added that RPGs can have a range of almost 1 kilometer if fired at the right angle, and cause a large explosion that burns at 5,400 degrees Celsius upon impact.
The clamps are used to fix the sample rigidly in order to provide a constant distance L between them upon impact. The ends of the fiber in the sample were fixed after the breakage.
"The driver of the pick-up truck died upon impact at the scene due to the severity of the crash," he said.