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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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A recent review by Young highlights, however, that prior to surgery patients should have biochemical testing done on incidentally discovered adrenal masses.
These incidentally detected SRMs are more likely to be of benign histology, smaller, of lower stage and lower grade.
It is believed that much of the overall rise in thyroid cancer is attributable to a jump in nonpalpable thyroid cancers detected incidentally on cervical imaging studies done for nonthyroid indications, according to Mr.
Audience members expressed interest in a related question: What proportion of incidentally detected thyroid abnormalities turn out to be cancer?
Incidentally, Boxigami Books has pledged to donate $1.
The study itself, incidentally, may not "be reproduced or transcribed in any form without permission of the publishers.
The filter, incidentally, is being produced by Corning in its plant in Erwin, NY.
We would probably all think of U2 and Coldplay, plus Madonna - who incidentally has an entire Parkinson show devoted to her on Saturday.
At Sakai Intermediate, the students raise salmon; children at Goodwillie Environmental walk through the school's native plant prairie every day to track insect and plant life and, incidentally, get a little exercise.
Incidentally, Abaqus was recently acquired by Dassault Systemes of France, which supplies Catia and SolidWorks CAD/CAM/PLM software.
government, which, incidentally, has no constitutional authority to tax Americans for foreign aid, regardless of how grand the cause may sound.