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incident 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈinsidənt/,
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incidents, plural;
  1. Likely to happen because of; resulting from
    • - the changes incident to economic development
  2. Attaching to
    • - the costs properly incident to a suit for foreclosure or redemption
  3. (esp. of light or other radiation) Falling on or striking something
    • - when an ion beam is incident on a surface
  4. Of or relating to incidence
    • - the incident angle
Noun
  1. An event or occurrence
    • - several amusing incidents
  2. A violent event, such as a fracas or assault
    • - one person was stabbed in the incident
  3. A hostile clash between forces of rival countries

  4. A case or instance of something happening
    • - a single incident of rudeness does not support a finding of contemptuous conduct
  5. The occurrence of dangerous or exciting things
    • - the winter passed without incident
  6. A distinct piece of action in a play or a poem


  1. a single distinct event
  2. falling or striking of light rays on something; "incident light"
  3. incidental: (sometimes followed by `to') minor or casual or subordinate in significance or nature or occurring as a chance concomitant or consequence; "incidental expenses"; "the road will bring other incidental advantages"; "extra duties incidental to the job"; "labor problems incidental to a ...
  4. a public disturbance; "the police investigated an incident at the bus station"
  5. Incident is a 1948 American film starring Jane Frazee.
  6. In mathematics, a graph is an abstract representation of a set of objects where some pairs of the objects are connected by links. The interconnected objects are represented by mathematical abstractions called vertices, and the links that connect some pairs of vertices are called edges. ...
  7. L. Ron Hubbard used the term Incident in a specific context for auditing in Scientology and Dianetics: the description of space opera events in our Universe's distant past, involving alien interventions in our past lives. ...
  8. The Incident is the tenth studio album by British progressive rock band Porcupine Tree. It was released on September 14, 2009 by Roadrunner Records .
  9. The Incident was a Royalist plot to kidnap a group of Scottish nobles. The Incident took place in 1641 during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms, and the plot's targets were all prominent members of the Presbyterian Covenanter faction who opposed Charles I's attempts to control the Scottish Church. ...
  10. The Incident is a 1967 American film directed by Larry Peerce and starring Beau Bridges, Tony Musante, Brock Peters and Martin Sheen in his first film role. It tells the story of two young punks who, after mugging a man at knifepoint, board a New York City subway train and terrorize the passengers.
  11. An event or occurrence; A relatively minor event that is incidental to, or related to others; An event that may cause or causes an interruption or a crisis; In safety, an incident of workplace illness or injury; Arising as the result of an event, inherent; (of a stream of particles or radiation ...
  12. (Incidents) List of alleged UFO crashes · Tunguska event (1908) · Ghost rockets (1946) · Roswell incident (1947) · Mantell incident (1948) · Rendlesham Forest incident (1980) · Phoenix Lights (1997)
  13. (Incidents) Events; stories; situations
  14. (Incidents) Laube and Imfeld^21 introduced incidents as patterns occurring among multiple objects that can be further categorized as the following patterns:
  15. (Incidents) The number of times Explosives Disposal Units (EDUs) were called to scenes involving the possible use of explosives.
  16. (incidents) Accidents and/or near-misses.
  17. An assessed event of attempted entry, unauthorized entry, and/or attack against a facility, operation, or an AIS (JCS 1997).
  18. an experience, simple or complex, related by the same subject, location, perception or people that takes place in a short and finite time period such as minutes, hours or days; also, mental image pictures of such experiences. See also mental image picture.
  19. An occurrence that the plaintiff claims has led to culpable injury.
  20. A human-caused or natural occurrence, such as wildland fire, that requires emergency service action to prevent or reduce the loss of life or damage to property or natural resources.
  21. An incident as an adverse network event in an information system or network or the threat of the occurrence of such an event.
  22. An event which, under different circumstances, could have resulted in harm to people, damage to property or equipment, or loss of process or productivity – for example, almost hitting a pedestrian with a car, or a slip and fall that does not result in an injury. ...
  23. Any event occurring during testing that requires investigation. [After IEEE 1008]
  24. A computer intrusion or other occurrence, usually reported by a network operations security center (NOSC), computer emergency/incident response team (CERT/CIRT), or similar. ...
  25. An event that occurs where an adverse effect is observed, and relates to humans, domestic animals or the environment.