incident vs incidence

incident incidence

Definitions

  • 1) An event that may cause or causes an interruption or a crisis
  • 2) An event or occurrence.
  • 3) A relatively minor event that is incidental to, or related to others
  • 4) In safety, an incident of workplace illness or injury
  • 5) An event in a narrative or drama.
  • 6) A usually violent or disruptive occurrence, especially one that precipitates a larger crisis.
  • 7) Law Something contingent on or related to something else.
  • 8) An occurrence that interrupts normal procedure or functioning; a mishap.
  • 9) A particular occurrence, especially one of minor importance. synonym: occurrence.
  • 10) That which falls out or takes place; an event; casualty; occurrence.
  • 11) That which happens aside from the main design; an accidental or subordinate action or event.
  • 12) (Law) Something appertaining to, passing with, or depending on, another, called the principal.
  • 13) a single distinct event
  • 14) a public disturbance
  • 15) That which falls out or takes place; an occurrence; something which takes place in connection with an event or a series of events of greater importance.
  • 16) A thing necessarily or frequently depending upon, appertaining to, or legally passing with another that is the principal or more important; a natural or characteristic accompaniment.
  • 17) In decorative art, the representation of any action, often much conventionalized, but still to be recognized: thus, a frieze may consist of a number of incidents relating collectively some historical event.
  • 18) physics (of a stream of particles or radiation) falling on or striking a surface (e.g. "The incident light illuminated the surface.")
  • 19) Arising as the result of an event, inherent
  • 20) Law Related to or dependent on another thing.
  • 21) Tending to arise or occur as a result or accompaniment.
  • 22) Physics Falling upon or striking a surface.
  • 23) (Logic) a proposition subordinate to another, and introduced by who, which, whose, whom, etc.; as, Julius, whose surname was Cæsar, overcame Pompey.
  • 24) (Law) Dependent upon, or appertaining to, another thing, called the principal.
  • 25) Coming or happening accidentally; not in the usual course of things; not in connection with the main design; not according to expectation; casual; fortuitous.
  • 26) Liable to happen; apt to occur; befalling; hence, naturally happening or appertaining.
  • 27) Falling or striking upon, as a ray of light upon a reflecting surface.
  • 28) falling or striking of light rays on something
  • 29) Likely to happen; apt to occur; hence, naturally appertaining; necessarily conjoined.
  • 30) Falling or striking upon something, as a ray of light or a projectile; impinging or acting upon anything from without.
  • 31) Subordinate; casual; incidental.
  • 32) : noting the nerves which convey impressions from the periphery to the nervous centers.
  • 33) Sameasafferent
  • 34) Same as afferent
  • 35) Appertaining to or following another thing; conjoined as a subordinate to a principal thing; appurtenant: as, rent is incident to a reversion.

Definitions

  • 1) epidemiology A measure of the risk that a person develops a new condition within a specified period of time, usually a year.
  • 2) physics The striking of radiation or a projectile upon a surface
  • 3) The extent, or the relative frequency of something happening
  • 4) The act of something happening; occurrence
  • 5) Usage Problem The fact or an instance of happening; occurrence.
  • 6) The arrival of radiation or a projectile at a surface.
  • 7) Angle of incidence.
  • 8) The rate or extent of occurrence or effect.
  • 9) (Physics) The direction in which a body, or a ray of light or heat, falls on any surface.
  • 10) obsolete A falling on or upon; an incident; an event; an occurrence.
  • 11) The rate or ratio at which something occurs.
  • 12) the angle which a ray of light, or the line of incidence of a body, falling on any surface, makes with a perpendicular to that surface; also formerly, the complement of this angle.
  • 13) the line in the direction of which a surface is struck by a body, ray of light, and the like.
  • 14) the striking of a light beam on a surface
  • 15) the relative frequency of occurrence of something
  • 16) The actual fall of taxation upon a particular individual or piece of property, in distinction from its nominal or supposed distribution.
  • 17) A subordinate occurrence or thing; an incident; something incidental or casual.
  • 18) In physics, the falling or impinging of a ray of light or heat, etc., upon a surface: used especially with reference to the direction of the ray.
  • 19) The manner of falling; direction of the line of fall; course.
  • 20) In astronomy, same as immersion, 4.
  • 21) In geometry, the situation of two figures in which they have something more in common than they would have in some other situation, but do not completely coincide.
  • 22) In gunnery, the angle which the longer axis of a projectile makes with the surface struck.

Examples

  • 1) The cyclist said that he had reported the incident to police.
  • 2) In some cases incidents have involved foreign lorry drivers who cannot read road signs.
  • 3) Most of the incidents happened when he was on duty.
  • 4) Cricketers will be shown a red card for serious incidents under new laws expected to come into force next year.
  • 5) And that ref chiefs tell officials to say they have not seen incidents so that retrospective action can then be applied.
  • 6) In such a small place, it is quite a huge incident and many people were shocked.
  • 7) I was reminded of that game by two incidents this week.
  • 8) Rugby people watched that incident with one voice: how on earth can he be allowed to go back on?
  • 9) The inquiry itself has announced a review of concerns raised by MPs about the way it dealt with the alleged incident.
  • 10) Up to 100 people had seen the incident and police were appealing for witnesses who may have filmed it on their mobile phones.
  • 11) Yesterday dozens of calls were received at the police incident room offering information.
  • 12) We actively encourage people to report incidents but often there is a reluctance to speak up.
  • 13) He was forced into action when further incidents came to light.
  • 14) The afternoon might have turned out differently had two contentious incidents gone their way before then.
  • 15) But past incidents have involved large pallets of stores that have gone astray.
  • 16) They are two men who were seen leaving the incident in a vehicle.
  • 17) Sport is always throwing dramatic incidents at us.
  • 18) We cannot take action on incidents that the referee has seen and dealt with at the time.
  • 19) The incident is a serious embarrassment for the hospital.
  • 20) We will be reviewing our procedures to make sure this kind of incident does not happen again.
  • 21) These cases underline how minor incidents are being recorded as crime in a drive to improve statistics.
  • 22) We reported the incident to the police.
  • 23) The move follows incidents in which people have used mobiles and social websites to abuse victims.
  • 24) Investigations into the two incidents are under way.
  • 25) He still harbours a grievance about the alleged incident.
  • 26) But that is not how such incidents are seen in the new century.
  • 27) He faces no further action over the incident.
  • 28) This sort of incident has happened in politics for centuries.
  • 29) Gang feuds have erupted over minor incidents and led to gun and knife attacks.
  • 30) Then why did the police leak the incident.
  • 31) One incident involved a pack of sweets, he said.
  • 32) ‘The occurrence and magnitude of incidents related to economic, social and political instability are unpredictable.’
  • 33) ‘Over the years Arthur has had many amusing incidents happen to him.’
  • 34) ‘I would like to relate a recent incident that happened to one of my friends in her 30s.’
  • 35) ‘Space permits me to relate just two incidents that happened recently to members of the running fraternity in Sligo.’
  • 36) ‘All reasonable people understand that acts of God, accidents, or incidents will happen that will affect the quality of drinking water.’
  • 37) ‘Finally she calmed down and, regaining composure, proceeded with the wedding as if the incident had never happened.’
  • 38) ‘All of these incidents started happening a year ago next year.’
  • 39) ‘In a bizarre but later understandable chain of events, an incident happened in seconds that ruined the lives of four men and ended that of a fifth.’
  • 40) ‘He saw that she showed no sign of being scared on account of the occurrence of a political incident.’
  • 41) ‘Similar explosive incidents happen regularly around the world and occasionally get into the press, or in Japan, on experimental TV.’
  • 42) ‘Wildlife rescuers said they were shocked and devastated by three incidents, which have happened in the past week.’
  • 43) ‘Then a couple of incidents happened one after the other that changed my life.’
  • 44) ‘When these incidents happen it is wasteful for the time of business people travelling through.’
  • 45) ‘Lipton survived the affair and told shareholders the incident had happened years before and the practice had been given up.’
  • 46) ‘It chronicles where the incident happened, when, and in what circumstances.’
  • 47) ‘Opposition councillors have questioned how the incident was allowed to happen in the first place.’
  • 48) ‘The incident happened in 1994 as mourners gathered after the funeral of the boy's grandfather.’
  • 49) ‘That's one of the really fun things about writing - you can take incidents that happened to you, and you can relate them and make them part of somebody else's story.’
  • 50) ‘I would like to relate to you and your readers an incident that happened to me not long ago and express my gratitude and admiration for all those involved.’
  • 51) ‘The embarrassing incident happened just a day after their debut album ‘Handshakes for Bullets’ was released.’
  • 52) ‘The drivers claim they are at risk because of the nature of the job, and say that police have not been responding efficiently to emergency calls following assaults and violent incidents.’
  • 53) ‘Four footballers are facing court cases arising out of two separate alleged incidents involving violent assaults.’
  • 54) ‘Other incidents included violent disturbances, assault on a 23-year-old man, shouting threats to kill and spitting at residents.’
  • 55) ‘Airedale Hospital in rural Steeton, near Keighley, has had nearly 140 reported violent incidents last year, ranging from verbal abuse to actual assault.’
  • 56) ‘The assault was the latest in a series of violent incidents involving bus crews in Yorkshire which has led to a series of suspensions and threatened withdrawals of bus services.’
  • 57) ‘The court heard that there had been two earlier violent incidents before the fatal confrontation.’
  • 58) ‘Most patients were young lads with a Northern Irish accent, usually victims of violent incidents like stone throwing, assaults, or even punishment beatings.’
  • 59) ‘Women have been warned to be on their guard following a spate of violent incidents involving men posing as private hire taxi drivers.’
  • 60) ‘In May, Davie police charged him with domestic violence and aggravated assault after the incident with the hammer.’
  • 61) ‘But most of the incidents were fighting between individuals, minor public order incidents and minor assaults.’
  • 62) ‘Such is the prevalence of workplace violence that an entire industry has sprung up dedicated to predicting violent incidents and attempting to prevent them.’
  • 63) ‘But another resident, who asked not to be named, said she was considering leaving the area after hearing of several unrelated but violent incidents in Portswood and Inner Avenue.’
  • 64) ‘Humberside Police launched the amnesty today in a bid to get the deadly weapons off the streets, and said there had been 84 recorded incidents of violent crime in the area in January and February alone.’
  • 65) ‘The incident happened in the afternoon near the main bus stand in the communally sensitive North Gujarat town, which has witnessed several violent incidents in recent weeks.’
  • 66) ‘Shockingly, even a teacher is listed as a perpetrator in a Yorkshire council's tables, which show a total of 173 racist incidents from name-calling to assault.’
  • 67) ‘They were given unrestricted access to officers and police documentation, and attended events and incidents as they happened.’
  • 68) ‘A few days ago a man was sentenced to death for two separate incidents that occurred about a year ago - deliberately knocking two women off their scooters and trying to steal their bags.’
  • 69) ‘The first incident happened when riot police were called to a ‘serious’ disturbance between rival fans at the pub.’
  • 70) ‘Police are investigating two incidents that occurred within hours of each other on opposite sides of the city.’
  • 71) ‘The woman was left shocked but uninjured after the incident, which happened at about 6.10 pm yesterday.’
  • 72) ‘During the incident, the Japanese force had total control of the skies over Shanghai.’
  • 73) ‘A CNN crew embedded at ground forces headquarters witnessed the incident.’
  • 74) ‘In recent weeks there have been repeated incidents in which forces have demolished homes believed to belong to members of the resistance.’
  • 75) ‘If the Germans did not like it, they could attack American forces… Everything was to be done to force an incident.’
  • 76) ‘It represents the heaviest loss of British life in a single hostile incident since the war began.’
  • 77) ‘The lives of fictional private detectives tend to be action-packed, dangerous and full of incident.’
  • 78) ‘Such anticipation as I had was more pleasure than pain, and the event itself passed without drama or incident.’
  • 79) ‘The first meeting passed off without incident.’
  • 80) ‘It was an hour packed with drama, incident, excitement, courage and endeavour.’
  • 81) ‘The conversation shifted to other topics and the rest of the meal passed without incident.’
  • 82) ‘It is true if and only if the first argument is incident to the second.’
  • 83) ‘Covenants, obligations and liabilities incident to the estate.’
  • 84) ‘The appellate court reversed, saying the search was lawful because it was incident to the arrest of the passenger.’
  • 85) ‘The net effect is the diffraction of the incident radiation by the array of molecules.’
  • 86) ‘There is a resonant interaction of the incident light with the surface plasmons on both surfaces of the metal film.’
  • 87) ‘The intensity of all monochromatic incident light was kept close using neutral density filters.’
  • 88) ‘Further, nitrogen-based defensive compounds tend to increase under both high nutrient availability and reduced incident radiation.’
  • 89) ‘This orientation minimizes the polymer's exposure to incident light and hence lowers observed fluorescence.’
  • 90) ‘Note that the incident angle is the angle between the laser beam and the normal to the interface.’
  • 91) ‘The sample chamber could be rotated to alter the incident angle for both reflective and transmissive diffraction.’
  • 92) ‘Compressive force on the platelet, on the other hand, is a function of both the incident angle and shear rate.’
  • 93) ‘The cutoff wavelength of a dichroic mirror is a sensitive function of the incident angle.’
  • 94) ‘Mirror size and shape is based on the diameter of the beam to be reflected, the incident angle, and the required scan angle.’

Examples

  • 1) And hope has been rising far faster in recent years than the incidence of cancer.
  • 2) This age group has the lowest incidence of complications.
  • 3) But he found that all the chefs he surveyed experienced this high incidence of distress.
  • 4) It is improved hygiene and understanding of the spread of diseases that has reduced the incidence and fatality of illness.
  • 5) Statistics on adoption, cancer incidence and injury deaths will be ditched.
  • 6) Excess fat is thought to be responsible for the high incidence of heart disease in Western countries.
  • 7) As the rising incidence of skin cancer attests, sunbathing can indeed be hazardous to your health.
  • 8) There's also evidence that vegetarians suffer a lower incidence of osteoporosis.
  • 9) For dietary recommendations intended to reduce the incidence of coronary heart disease, see cardiovascular disease.
  • 10) The highest incidence of headaches and migraine is in those on the Pill.
  • 11) The numbers of women smokers is actually higher but they have a lower incidence of lung cancer than British women.
  • 12) Since their establishment, there has been a significant drop in both the incidence of cervical cancer and deaths from the disease.
  • 13) When individuals leave the cluster for a life with more unknowns, their incidence of disease reaches that in the culture they enter.
  • 14) Hanging on an open fence like this allows the breeze to blow through, which dries the leaves and reduces the incidence of disease attack.
  • 15) The further a country is from the equator, the weaker the sunlight in winter, and the worse the incidence of cardiovascular disease.
  • 16) ‘Trees can help reduce the incidence of respiratory diseases as well as lung cancer.’
  • 17) ‘Panchayats should take the initiative to reduce the incidence of the disease at grass-root levels.’
  • 18) ‘There are different skull shapes, different frequencies of blood types, different incidences of heritable diseases.’
  • 19) ‘The authors also cautioned that low infant mortality and longer life expectancy tend to increase the incidence and prevalence of cancer.’
  • 20) ‘Furthermore, the implementation of a surveillance system may artefactually increase the incidence of a disease.’
  • 21) ‘I am advised that police have adopted a wide range of measures targeted at reducing the incidence of crime.’
  • 22) ‘Food irradiation, it argues, reduces the incidence of food-borne diseases.’
  • 23) ‘Low prevalence is due to a low incidence of the disease but also a high mortality rate.’
  • 24) ‘We estimated relative risks with rate ratios comparing the incidence of stroke in a particular fifth of dietary intake with that of the lowest fifth.’
  • 25) ‘The incidence of various diseases, including cancer, increases with age.’
  • 26) ‘The value to researchers is that such studies can be most successful in tracking incidences of various common diseases.’
  • 27) ‘Higher temperatures will mean increased incidences of vector-borne diseases like malaria, dengue and measles.’
  • 28) ‘Prostate cancer has the highest incidence rate among men, and it gets a lot of attention from the media too.’
  • 29) ‘Careful selection of cloves at planting can reduce the incidence of this disease.’
  • 30) ‘The incidence of kidney disease has increased significantly in recent years.’
  • 31) ‘However, he warned if current weather conditions persisted, then the number of reported incidences would increase.’
  • 32) ‘Research from Britain indicates that poor quality housing can increase the incidence of stress and mental illness.’
  • 33) ‘The incidence of crime in most categories has increased in Co Mayo.’
  • 34) ‘There is nothing arbitrary or accidental about the incidence of disease.’
  • 35) ‘The incidence of car crime is less than one reported incident per 20,000 car movements.’
  • 36) ‘For example, he treated the incidences of taxes on capital and land in lieu of examining the effects of a property tax per se.’
  • 37) ‘Tax incidence is clearly an important issue - where does the burden really fall?’
  • 38) ‘In practice, the eventual receipts of any party will be reduced by the incidence of income tax.’
  • 39) ‘It is commercial to take into account the possible incidence of double taxation in jurisdictions outside Australia.’
  • 40) ‘Answers to these questions involve the incidence of taxation and, therefore, its distribution.’
  • 41) ‘Due to the glancing incidence of the ion beam, argon is not implanted into the sample surface.’
  • 42) ‘With grazing incidence diffraction a monoclinic tilted chain lattice is found in the condensed phase.’
  • 43) ‘The optical output to which a given beam travels depends on the beam's respective direction of incidence.’
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