Word:

Incidence

In´ci`dence
n.1.
1.A falling on or upon; an incident; an event; an occurrence.
2.(Physics) The direction in which a body, or a ray of light or heat, falls on any surface.
3.The rate or ratio at which something occurs; as, the incidence of murder in Los Angeles; the incidence of cancer in men over 50.
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.
Noun1.incidence - the relative frequency of occurrence of something
2.incidence - the striking of a light beam on a surface; "he measured the angle of incidence of the reflected light"
Pronunciation: (IN-sih-dints)

a measure of how often a disease occurs; the number of new cases of a disease among a certain group of people for a certain period of time.

accident, amount, coming to be, common occurrence, commonness, contingency, contingent, degree, event, eventuality, eventuation, extent, frequence, frequency, habitualness, materialization, number, occurrence, oftenness, prevalence, quantity, rate, realization, relative incidence, routineness, usualness
Translate Incidence to German
Browse
Inchastity
Inched
Incheon
Inches of pressure
Inchest
Inchipin
Inchmeal
Inchoate
Inchoation
Inchoative
inchoative aspect
Inchon
Inchpin
Inchworm
Incicurable
Incide
-- Incidence --
incidence angle
Incidency
Incident
Incident proposition
Incidental
incidental expense
incidental music
incidental to
incidentally
Incidently
incienso
Incinerable
Incinerate
Incineration
incinerator
Incipience
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home - Privacy Policy