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Adjective
/ˌaksiˈdentl/,
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Happening by chance, unintentionally, or unexpectedly,
  1. Happening by chance, unintentionally, or unexpectedly
    • - a verdict of accidental death
    • - the damage might have been accidental
  2. Incidental; subsidiary
    • - the location is accidental and contributes nothing to the tension between the characters in the poem
  3. (in Aristotelian thought) Relating to or denoting properties that are not essential to a thing's nature

Noun
  1. A sign indicating a momentary departure from the key signature by raising or lowering a note


  1. happening by chance or unexpectedly or unintentionally ; "with an inadvertent gesture she swept the vase off the table"; "accidental poisoning"; "an accidental shooting"
  2. a musical notation that makes a note sharp or flat or natural although that is not part of the key signature
  3. (accidentally) by chance: without advance planning; "they met accidentally"
  4. (accidentally) incidentally: of a minor or subordinate nature; "these magnificent achievements were only incidentally influenced by Oriental models"
  5. Accidental (Music for Dance volume 3) is a studio album by English guitarist, composer and improvisor Fred Frith. It is the third of a series of Music for Dance albums Frith made, and was recorded between December 1995 and January 1996 at Studio Jankowski in Stuttgart, Germany. ...
  6. Vagrancy is a phenomenon in biology whereby individual animals appear well outside their normal range; individual animals which exhibit vagrancy are known as vagrants. The term accidental is sometimes also used. ...
  7. In music, an accidental is a note whose pitch (or pitch class) is not a member of a scale or mode indicated by the most recently applied key signature. In musical notation, the symbols used to mark such notes, sharps , flats , and naturals , may also be called accidentals. ...
  8. The Accidental is a 2005 novel by Scottish author Ali Smith. It follows a middle-class English family who are visited by an uninvited guest, Amber, while they are on holiday in a small village in Norfolk. Amber's arrival has a profound impact on all the family members. ...
  9. The Accidental are a folk band from the United Kingdom, made up of members of The Bicycle Thieves, Tunng and The Memory Band. The band members are Stephen Cracknell of The Memory Band, Sam Genders of Tunng, Hanna Caughlin of The Bicycle Thieves and singer-songwriter Liam Bailey. ...
  10. (Accidentally) An accident is a specific, unexpected, unusual and unintended external action which occurs in a particular time and place, with no apparent and deliberate cause but with marked effects. ...
  11. A property which is not essential; a nonessential; anything happening accidentally; Those fortuitous effects produced by luminous rays falling on certain objects so that some parts stand forth in abnormal brightness and other parts are cast into a deep shadow; A sharp, flat, or natural, ...
  12. (accidentalness) The quality of being accidental; casualness
  13. (Accidentally) is a Montreal based Metal, Pop Punk, Emocore, Hard Rock, Glam Metal, Technical Death Metal, Rap and Hip Hop band formed in 1987 when founding member Duane started a solo project based on his own trumpet and electric violin stylings. ...
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  15. (Accidentals) A sign indicating a momentary departure from the key signature by using a flat, sharp or natural to temporarily alter the pitch of a note by a half step. Accidentals apply to the note immediately following the symbol, and remain in effect throughout the measure in which it appears.
  16. (Accidentals) Sharps (#) and flats (b) not included in the key signature. They only apply for the duration of the bar in which they occur unless carried over with a tie.
  17. (Accidentals) Adult grasshoppers in locations where the species does not complete its life cycle.
  18. (Accidentals) Flats, double flats, naturals, sharps, and double sharps.
  19. (Accidentals) Sharps, flats, or natural signs used to raise, lower, or return a note to the normal pitch.
  20. symbols such as sharps or flats and naturals that raise or lower a pitch.
  21. A sharp, flat, or natural not included in the given key.
  22. The most obvious differences result from arbitrary choices of sounds, such as hand in English and mano in Italian. Other variations depend on arbitrary choices of where to draw boundaries. In English, hand refers to the part of the body from the fingertips to the wrist. ...
  23. A random event, neither intended nor expected by the insured.
  24. Pyroclastic rocks that are formed from fragments of non-volcanic rocks or from volcanic rocks not related to the erupting volcano.
  25. Term used to describe a bird or bird species when it shows up outside of its normal range. The Purple Martin was recorded as an accidental species in the state of Alaska when it was collected there about several hundreds of miles north of its normal breeding range. ...