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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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As the number of cholecystectomy operations increases, it is likely that the number of incidentally discovered GBC will also increase.[2] An incidentally discovered GBC forces a rapid decision by the surgeon during the initial operation and presents an unexpected challenge to patients, postoperatively.
Oh, incidentally, talking of debt left - nothing compares to the debt left by Labour three years ago.
Muscat: Stage is set for yet another presitigous climax of the season and incidentally, Suwaiq Club who won the Omantel League crown, is searching for it's second pennant in the form of His Majesty's Cup.
Incidentally, Apple moved on to the even smaller Nano SIM technology for the iPhone 5.
Or George Incidentally, with an elected mayor, do we really need 90 city councillors?
Doha's female population of 186,130 (23% of the total number of the city's residents is incidentally a little more than 11% of the country's total population of 1,6,99, 435 (April 2010).
Six patients (28.6%) did not have a history of hypertension, and all six patients were diagnosed incidentally. Postoperatively, of patients with hypertension, only 8 (50%) had improvement in blood pressure, defined by a decrease in the use of 1 or more antihypertensives at hospital discharge.
These incidentally detected SRMs are more likely to be of benign histology, smaller, of lower stage and lower grade.[sup.3] Cooperberg and colleagues demonstrated that the mean tumour size at diagnosis decreased from 4.1 to 3.6 cm between 1993 and 2004.[sup.4] The resected tumour size from surgical series dropped from an average largest diameter of 7.8 to 5.3 cm between 1989 and 1998.[sup.5] There has also been an increase in the proportion of renal masses [less than or equal to]3 cm and [less than or equal to]2 cm between 1993 and 2004 (32.5 vs.
Incidentally, the parking fee was pounds 1 (theatre special).
Incidentally, this is the first time Hrithik will be working for a family member other than his father, Rakesh Roshan.
Incidentally, she is married to a Welsh shepherd and her young daughter is fluent in Welsh.
PHOENIX -- The rate of thyroid cancers identified incidentally during nonthyroid imaging procedures is on the rise, Matthew T.