total coincidence

total coincidence

[′tōd·əl kō′in·səd·əns]
(mechanical engineering)
The condition in which all the joints of a robot become locked in position.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Alexandra says: "It's not related to the cardiomyopathy whatsoever - it's a total coincidence but obviously an issue I need to keep an eye on.
By total coincidence, Mr Johnson -rapped just days ago for failing to declare [pounds sterling]50,000 of income- lopped off his trademark messy mop today for an interview with the BBC's flagship political show.
"It was just total coincidence that I ended up playing two journalists in the same year," he pointed out.
In a total coincidence, Teta was buried next to a gravestone sharing Granny's name.
We were, in a total coincidence, there on the birthday of activist Harvey Milk.
"It's a total coincidence we're doing it at a time of a midwife shortage but I hope it helps."
The above statistics may of course be nothing more than a total coincidence, in which case this piece can be filed alongside many other great sporting conspiracy theories, but many Wasps fans will wonder whether smoke is again leading to fire.
Ms Harmeston said it was a "total coincidence" she left Royal Mail while the activities of SLP were being investigated by auditors and outside security firm, Kroll.
"It could be a total coincidence, but it just seemed a bit strange."
21 for the playwas a total coincidence, but a good one.