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Incident

In´ci`dent
a.1.
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.
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.
- I. Watts.
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.
Noun1.incident - a single distinct event
2.incident - a public disturbance; "the police investigated an incident at the bus station"
Adj.1.incident - falling or striking on something
2.incident - (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"
Synonyms: incidental

INCIDENT. A thing depending upon, appertaining to, or following another, called the principal.
     2. The power of punishing for contempt is incident to a court of record; rent is incident to a reversion; distress to rent; estovers of woods to a tenancy for a life or years. 1 Inst. 151; Noy's Max. n. 13; Vin. Ab. h.. t.; Dane's Ab. h.t.; Com. Dig. h.t., and the references there; Bro. Ab. h.t.; Roll's Ab. 75.

action, adventure, affair, anagnorisis, angle, architectonics, architecture, argument, atmosphere, background, catastrophe, characterization, color, commotion, complication, conjuncture, contingency, continuity, contrivance, denouement, design, development, device, disturbance, do, episode, eventuality, experience, fable, fact, falling action, fracas, gimmick, hap, happenstance, juncture, line, local color, matter of fact, mood, motif, movement, mythos, occasion, particular, peripeteia, phenomenon, plan, plot, proceeding, reality, recognition, rising action, scene, scheme, secondary plot, set-to, skirmish, slant, story, structure, subject, subplot, switch, thematic development, theme, to-do, tone, topic, turn of events, twist, upset
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