a near miss

(something that is almost a hit, success etc.) 幾乎擊中...

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  • near miss — near misses also near miss 1) N COUNT You can say that there is a near miss when something is nearly hit by another thing, for example by a vehicle or a bomb. Details have been given of a near miss between two airliners over southern England… …   English dictionary

  • Near miss — may refer to: Near miss (safety), an unplanned event that did not result in injury, illness, or damage but had the potential to do so Near Earth object, an asteroid or meteorite that barely misses the earth or another body Near miss Johnson solid …   Wikipedia

  • Near Miss — was an American punk rock band from Austin, Texas.HistoryNear Miss was founded in 2001 by two former members of Bigwig, who recorded a 4 song demo that year. After expanding to a four piece, the group signed to Fearless Records, releasing their… …   Wikipedia

  • near miss — noun count 1. ) an occasion when an accident or injury almost happens, but does not: Some Australian climbers had a near miss at the summit. 2. ) an occasion when something almost happens but does not …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • near miss — near′ miss′ or near′ miss′ n. 1) a strike by a missile that is not a direct hit 2) cvb the narrow avoidance of a collision 3) something that falls narrowly short of its object …   From formal English to slang

  • near miss — [n] close call close shave, narrow escape, near hit; concept 747 …   New thesaurus

  • near miss — n. 1. a shell, aerial bomb, etc. that does not score a direct hit on the target but comes close enough to inflict some damage 2. any result that is nearly but not quite successful 3. a narrowly averted collision; a near escape …   English World dictionary

  • near miss — ► NOUN 1) a narrowly avoided collision. 2) a bomb or shot that just misses its target …   English terms dictionary

  • near-miss — see near miss …   English dictionary

  • Near miss (safety) — See Close Call, for the 2002 film. A near miss is an unplanned event that did not result in injury, illness, or damage – but had the potential to do so. Only a fortunate break in the chain of events prevented an injury, fatality or damage; in… …   Wikipedia

  • Near Miss — Der Begriff Near Miss stammt ursprünglich aus der Luftfahrt und bezeichnet dort einen Beinahezusammenstoß, also eine kritische Annäherung zweier Luftfahrzeuge, die nicht zu einem Zusammenstoß in der Luft (engl. midair collision) und einem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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