As a noun incident
is an event or occurrence.
As an adjective incident
is arising as the result of an event, inherent.
As a verb injuries is
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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
* aviation incident
* incident room
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.")
Coming or happening accidentally; not in the usual course of things; not in connection with the main design; not according to expectation; casual; fortuitous.
Liable to happen; apt to occur; befalling; hence, naturally happening or appertaining.
- As the ordinary course of common affairs is disposed of by general laws, so likewise men's rarer incident necessities and utilities should be with special equity considered.
- all chances incident to man's frail life
(legal) Dependent upon, or appertaining to, another thing, called the principal.
- the studies incident to his profession