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event 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/iˈvent/,
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events, plural;
  1. A thing that happens, esp. one of importance
    • - one of the main political events of the late 20th century
  2. A planned public or social occasion
    • - events to raise money for charity
  3. Each of several particular contests making up a sports competition
    • - a star sprinter in the 100- and 200-meter events
  4. A single occurrence of a process, e.g., the ionization of one atom


  1. something that happens at a given place and time
  2. a special set of circumstances; "in that event, the first possibility is excluded"; "it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled"
  3. a phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory
  4. consequence: a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"
  5. In computing an event is an action that is usually initiated outside the scope of a program and that is handled by a piece of code inside the program. Typically events are handled synchronous with the program flow, that is, the program has one or more dedicated places where events are handled. ...
  6. An event in particle physics describes one set of particle interactions occurring in a brief span of time, typically recorded together. At modern particle accelerators this refers to the interactions that occur as a result of one beam crossing inside a detector.
  7. In philosophy, events are objects in time or instantiations of properties in objects. However, a definite definition has not been reached, as multiple theories exist concerning events.
  8. In probability theory, an event is a set of outcomes (a subset of the sample space) to which a probability is assigned. Typically, when the sample space is finite, any subset of the sample space is an event (i.e. all elements of the power set of the sample space are defined as events). ...
  9. In physics, and in particular relativity, an event indicates a physical situation or occurrence, located at a specific point in space and time. For example, a glass breaking on the floor is an event; it occurs at a unique place and a unique time, in a given frame of reference.
  10. In computer science, an event (also called event semaphore) is a type of synchronization mechanism that is used to indicate to waiting processes when a particular condition has become true.
  11. An occurrence; something that happens; An end result; an outcome (now chiefly in phrases); A point in spacetime having three spatial coordinates and one temporal coordinate; A possible action that the user can perform that is monitored by an application or the operating system (event listener) ...
  12. Today's events, Best bets, National acts, Recommendations, Submit an event
  13. (Events) Give the origin, nature, and history of the event; its location; important persons associated with it; the event's significance; and key dates in its development.
  14. Upcoming Events Archived Events
  15. (Events) Teleclasses/Webcasts
  16. Events are represented as a record of the occurrence of an event, such as the closing of a photogrammetric camera’s shutter. A GPS receiver can log an event mark containing the time of the event and an alphanumeric comment entered through the keypad to describe the event. ...
  17. (2011 events) CPAC (Conservative Political Action Conference) · RLC (Republican Leadership Conference) · Ames Straw Poll · Other straw polls
  18. (EVENTS) An event is any activity scheduled by and for Mensa members and published in the newsletter. Guests of members are always welcome. Prospective members are invited to attend functions to find out if Mensa suits them. ...
  19. (EVENTS) Meet all the world record holders
  20. (EVENTS) Seminars & Conferences
  21. (EVENTS) a) 25 targets in singles or handicap; 10-pair or 15-pair in doubles. b) sometimes the whole competition: i.e., the singles event (of 100 or 200 targets).
  22. (Events (9)) Lets you generate SNMP traps and log entries
  23. (Events) An action, condition or something that happens on the access system and becomes part of the information stored in the event data base. Event conditions can be used to trigger auxiliary outputs.
  24. (Events) Areas that develop leadership skills in which youth and adults can participate year-round and at the convention.
  25. (Events) As the word expresses, events at IRC are 'things happening'. Right here, we are talking about everything from someone getting opped/voiced, to a kick or ban, change of topic or even channel settings in registered chans. Those chans do provide an option to check such events using ! ...