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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 co·in·ci·dence /koˈɪn(t)sədən(t)s, səˌdɛn(t)s/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 重合 符合

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Co·in·ci·dence n.
 1. The condition of occupying the same place in space; as, the coincidence of circles, surfaces, etc.
 2. The condition or fact of happening at the same time; as, the coincidence of the deaths of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.
 3. Exact correspondence in nature, character, result, circumstances, etc.; concurrence; agreement.
    The very concurrence and coincidence of so many evidences . . . carries a great weight.   --Sir M. Hale.
    Those who discourse . . . of the nature of truth . . . affirm a perfect coincidence between truth and goodness.   --South.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an event that might have been arranged although it was
           really accidental [syn: happenstance]
      2: the quality of occupying the same position or area in space;
         "he waited for the coincidence of the target and the cross
      3: the temporal property of two things happening at the same
         time; "the interval determining the coincidence gate is
         adjustable" [syn: concurrence, conjunction, co-occurrence]