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incident

1. a relatively insignificant event that might have serious consequences, esp in international politics
2. a public disturbance
3. (esp of a beam of light or particles) arriving at or striking a surface
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Incident

Subordinate to the whole scheme, but used to give points of reference along the way, and temporarily create interest.
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incident

An occurrence other than an accident associated with the operation of an aircraft, which affects or could affect the safety of operation (ICAO).
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(Brundidge, 2010; Lu & Lee, 2019), an examination of the causal relationship between Facebook-based incidental exposure to disagreement and political participation is warranted.
According to Wan, who cites related research on the effect of incidental similarity on people directly involved in a service failure, such phenomenon is also 'valid even when people are only observing and not directly involved in the service failure.' Citing previous studies, the report also says that when consumers identify similarities with a salesperson, such as the same last name, birthday or hometown, they are more likely to favor the salesperson and the service or product as a result of the personal connection.
With mpMRI becoming more common, detection of incidental bladder lesions is also more likely.
'Based on the ranking of mortgage market constraints, banks identified the high cost of housing units, high cost of land, high incidental cost and difficulties with property registration as major impediments to the growth of their mortgage portfolios as opposed to 2016 where low income levels were cited as the major impediments,' said the CBK.
attack that may be expected to cause incidental loss of civilian life,
Patients with detected incidental cancer were divided in two groups according to histopathology findings - T1a group (tumor found in less than 5% of the resected material) and T1b group (tumor found in more than 5% of the resected material).
"I repeat and I won't miss the opportunity- Iran is permanent, but the Islamic Republic is an incidental matter, a strange situation and a temporary thing," he said.
Recent interest in incidental learning has yielded a number of discoveries in regards to the intricacies of the construct.
Incidental physical activity in Melbourne, Australia: health and economic impacts of mode of transport and suburban location.

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