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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

Incident

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

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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Sectarian incidents also covered targeted killings on sectarian grounds, killings in riots, etc.
Buri), a transport official boasted that the services of Metro Rail Transit-3 (MRT-3) have improved with only one or two unloading incidents recorded in the past days.
In some 2397 incidents of theft, robbery, citizens were deprived of their valuables worth billions of rupees on gun point while in 136 incidents of street crime approximately 68 vehicles and 53 motorbikes were snatched on gun point and about 1016 vehicles and motorbikes were stolen.
Being 'compromise ready' better positions companies to respond to data security incidents faster, contain the threat and potentially lessen the severity of these events," said BakerHostetler's Theodore Kobus, in a press release.
Here are the resulting criteria used to eliminate incidents within the six years of OPS Hazardous Liquid and Natural Gas Distribution Incident Reports in order to make a uniform comparison between petroleum and natural gas pipelines incidents: 1) commodities other than natural gas or petroleum-based liquids; 2) incidents involving underwater pipelines; 3) incidents involving offshore pipelines; 4) incidents involving underground pipelines; and 5) incidents inside a building, tank, or under a structure.
A total of 2,354 incidents were reported to the research team, with nurses facing an average of two to 46 incidents a year.
Each incident was analysed in detail and 'critical' incidents identified according to the definition of having caused actual harm or having had the potential to cause harm.
The minute we started to see those incidents, we said this is very strange,'' county librarian Margaret Donnellan Todd said.
For example, some officers have had their critical incident reports returned because reviewers or investigators found them incomplete.
This mass sociogenic illness also was seen in Manila, Philippines, on October 3, 2001, when 1,000 students went to health clinics because they mistook cold symptoms for bioterrorism symptoms after a rumor of a bioterrorist incident (Wessely et al.
Steps taken to prevent the reoccurrence of similar type of incident
The 7,160 single-bias incidents involved 8,373 offenses, 8,795 victims and 6,800 offenders.