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coincidence

Electronics of or relating to a circuit that produces an output pulse only when both its input terminals receive pulses within a specified interval

coincidence

[kō′in·sə·dəns]
(genetics)
A numerical value equal to the number of double crossovers observed, divided by the number expected; a measure of interference.
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But it was quite a queer and exceptional pattern," argued March; "surely it is far too fantastic a coincidence to imagine--"
When I was a young man, I always meant to write a 'History of Coincidence.
In the absence of any definite clue, coincidences such as this are always interesting.
I hate to do him a wrong even in my thoughts but there were others besides myself to whom these coincidences seemed amazing.
Their seats were in the balcony, and hardly were they settled, when, by one of those remarkable coincidences which are continually occurring in our youth, Mr.
We do not know the inexorable law underlying coincidences.
Why, I don't believe now,' added Tim, taking off his spectacles, and smiling as with gentle pride, 'that there's such a place in all the world for coincidences as London is
Third, it has been demonstrated more than once that the verbal coincidences on which the cipher systems rest are no more numerous than the law of mathematical probabilities requires.
But he was full of his recalled experiences on board the Ferndale, and the strangeness of being mixed up in what went on aboard, simply because his name was also the name of a shipping- master, kept him in a state of wonder which made other coincidences, however unlikely, not so very surprising after all.
The inspector laughed amicably and said: "No, I think you can be considered out of it, though it's one of the rummiest coincidences I ever saw.
I shall remember this all my life," Lord Saxthorpe declared solemnly, "as one of the most singular coincidences which has ever come within my personal knowledge.
I could not help being struck by the strange coincidences that had taken place during this eventful night; but, knowing that I had been conversing with several persons in the island I had inhabited about the time that the body had been found, I was perfectly tranquil as to the consequences of the affair.