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

 in·ci·dence /ˈɪn(t)sədən(t)s, ˌdɛn(t)s/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·ci·dence /ˈɪn(t)sədən(t)s, səˌdɛn(t)s/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 關聯 入射

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ci·dence n.
 1. A falling on or upon; an incident; an event; an occurrence. [Obs.]
 2. Physics The direction in which a body, or a ray of light or heat, falls on any surface.
    In equal incidences there is a considerable inequality of refractions.   --Sir I. Newton.
 Angle of incidence, the angle which a ray of light, or the line of incidence of a body, falling on any surface, makes with a perpendicular to that surface; also formerly, the complement of this angle.
 Line of incidence, the line in the direction of which a surface is struck by a body, ray of light, and the like.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

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