As nouns the difference between occurence and incident
is that occurence
is while incident
is an event or occurrence.
As an adjective incident is
arising as the result of an event, inherent.
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