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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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In Blum's re-envisioning of the universe, free will and fate coexist in a delicate dance: We all have the power to make choices, but these choices are orchestrated by an elite team known as the Coincidence Makers.
Molar and canine relationship and dental midlines coincidence or non coincidence was recorded from the study casts when these were in maximum intercuspation.
Often these coincidences are explained as being controlled by a higher power or pure chance.
I mention this bit of information only because I saw the relevant letter when it was published, but I do not know if there is some devilish coincidence here as well.
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The Institute for Transuranium Elements is planning to award a contract for the Characterisation of radioactive waste using gamma spectroscopy and neutron coincidence counting.
Each and every human activity can be regarded as a coincidence in time.
intersection of fate and coincidence As time passes and the conversation develops, they soon find out they are irrevocably linked.
It's a total coincidence but a very nice one at the same time.
No-one should be convicted on the grounds of coincidence.
Around 300 people have already signed up to the Coincidence project, which aims to question and reimagine the way we behave on our streets on a daily basis.
This article argues that a mathematical coincidence is not merely an unforeseen or surprising mathematical result, and that being a misleading combination of mathematical facts is neither necessary nor sufficient for qualifying as a mathematical coincidence.