Definitions for "Collateral damage"
A military term meaning incidental or unintended harm to persons or property in close proximity to a legitimate military target. The rationalization of prenatal child-killing on the basis of so-called hard cases results in rates of collateral damage in excess of 97%, rates that would be morally horrendous if produced by the military.
(euphemism) inadvertent casualties and destruction inflicted on civilians in the course of military operations
A military term used to describe people, animals or property that are harmed unintentionally, either because they are close to the intended target or because they were struck instead of the intended target.
Collateral Damage is a 2002 action film which tells the story of a Los Angeles firefighter Gordy Brewer (played by Arnold Schwarzenegger) who looks to avenge his son's and wife's deaths at the hands of a guerrilla commando, by traveling to Colombia and facing his son's killers.
Collateral Damage is the sixth DC Heroclix set produced by Wiz Kids released February 2006.
"Collateral Damage" is the second episode of the second season of the HBO original series, The Wire. The episode was written by David Simon from a story by David Simon & Ed Burns and was directed by Ed Bianchi. It originally aired on June 8, 2003.