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From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] incidentem.

Noun

Singular
incident

Plural
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  1. An event or occurrence
  2. A relatively minor event that is incidental to, or related to others
  3. An event that causes an interruption or a crisis

Translations

Adjective

incident (not comparable)

Positive
incident

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Arising as the result of an event
  2. (physics) (of a stream of particles or radiation) falling on or striking a surface (e.g. "The incident light illuminated the surface.")

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