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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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(63) These statutes also provide that if information, documents, or records are otherwise available from the original sources, they are not shielded from discovery or use in any such civil or administrative action; and a witness who testifies before such committee or organization may not be prevented from testifying as to matters within his or her knowledge about the medical incident in question.
Health Secretary Mr Alan Milburn said a new medical incident reporting system would spot developing problems or "near misses" that could have harmed patients.
The referee added 12 minutes of stoppage time largely as a result of a medical incident.
She said: "We were called to the school before lunchtime after a medical incident."
A University of Birmingham spokeswoman added: "We are aware of a medical incident today involving a University of Birmingham student, who was taken ill.
Both Superbike races were reduced to four laps because of two delays, the first due to rain on the track and then a medical incident on the circuit held up racing.
The Yorkshire Ambulance Service confirmed they were called to a medical incident at a private address in Lepton.
"We are in a position to confirm there wasn't any medical condition or medical incident that we believe caused this tragic event."
According to fellow passenger and Auckland Council's head of emergency management planning Richard Woods, who was seated in front of Chin on the mid-morning flight, the ex-mayor suffered a medical incident, but thanks to the swift and efficient actions of the crew, Chin was resuscitated.
"It was reported to us as a medical incident in the first instance," said the spokesman.

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