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

 in·ci·dent /ˈɪn(t)sədənt, ˌdɛnt/

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

 in·ci·dent /ˈɪn(t)sədənt, səˌdɛnt/ 形容詞

From: Network Terminology

 事件 入射

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ci·dent a.
 1. Falling or striking upon, as a ray of light upon a reflecting surface.
 2. Coming or happening accidentally; not in the usual course of things; not in connection with the main design; not according to expectation; casual; fortuitous.
    As the ordinary course of common affairs is disposed of by general laws, so likewise men's rarer incident necessities and utilities should be with special equity considered.   --Hooker.
 3. Liable to happen; apt to occur; befalling; hence, naturally happening or appertaining.
    All chances incident to man's frail life.   --Milton.
    The studies incident to his profession.   --Milward.
 4. Law Dependent upon, or appertaining to, another thing, called the principal.
 Incident proposition Logic, a proposition subordinate to another, and introduced by who, which, whose, whom, etc.; as, Julius, whose surname was Cæsar, overcame Pompey.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ci·dent, n.
 1. That which falls out or takes place; an event; casualty; occurrence.
 2. That which happens aside from the main design; an accidental or subordinate action or event.
    No person, no incident, in a play but must be of use to carry on the main design.   --Dryden.
 3. Law Something appertaining to, passing with, or depending on, another, called the principal.
 Syn: -- Circumstance; event; fact; adventure; contingency; chance; accident; casualty. See Event.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: falling or striking on something
      2: (sometimes followed by `to') minor or casual or subordinate
         in significance or nature or occurring as a chance
         concomitant or consequence; "incidental expenses"; "the
         road will bring other incidental advantages"; "extra
         duties incidental to the job"; "labor problems incidental
         to a rapid expansion"; "confusion incidental to a quick
         change" [syn: incidental] [ant: basic]
      n 1: a single distinct event
      2: a public disturbance; "the police investigated an incident
         at the bus station"