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incidence

Noun

1 the relative frequency of occurrence of something [syn: relative incidence]
2 the striking of a light beam on a surface; "he measured the angle of incidence of the reflected light"

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English

Noun

  1. The act of something happening; occurrence
  2. The extent, or the relative frequency of something happening
  3. The striking of radiation or a projectile upon a surface

Translations

The act of something happening; occurrence
The extent, or the relative frequency of something happening
The striking of radiation or a projectile upon a surface

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Incidence may refer to:

See also

incidence in German: Inzidenz
incidence in French: Incidence

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