ca·su·al·ty /ˈkæʒəlti, ˈkæʒwəl, ˈkæʒəwəl-/
ca·su·al·ty /ˈkæʒəltɪ, ˈkæʒ(ə)wəl-/ 名詞
Cas·u·al·ty n.; pl. Casualties
1. That which comes without design or without being foreseen; contingency.
Losses that befall them by mere casualty. --Sir W. Raleigh.
2. Any injury of the body from accident; hence, death, or other misfortune, occasioned by an accident; as, an unhappy casualty.
3. pl. Mil. & Naval Numerical loss caused by death, wounds, discharge, or desertion.
Casualty ward, A ward in a hospital devoted to the treatment of injuries received by accident.
Syn: -- Accident; contingency; fortuity; misfortune.
n 1: someone injured or killed or captured or missing in a
2: someone injured or killed in an accident [syn: injured
3: an accident that causes someone to die [syn: fatal accident]
4: a decrease of military personnel or equipment