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