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incident (plural incidents)
- 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
Derived terms 
Related terms 
event or occurrence
minor event incidental to others
event causing interruption or crisis
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incident (not comparable)
- Arising as the result of an event, inherent
- (physics) (of a stream of particles or radiation) falling on or striking a surface (e.g. "The incident light illuminated the surface.")
arising as the result of an event
physics: falling on a surface
Etymology 1 
Form of the verb incidō (“[I] fall upon”).
- third-person plural future active indicative of incidō
- "they will fall upon"
Etymology 2 
Form of the verb incīdō (“[I] cut up; dissect; carve”).
- third-person plural future active indicative of incīdō
- "they will cut up, they will hew open; they will dissect"
- "they will make by cutting"
- "they will carve, they will engrave"
- IPA: /intsǐdent/
- Hyphenation: in‧ci‧dent
incìdent m (Cyrillic spelling инцѝдент)
declension of incident