Associations to the word «Incident»


INCIDENT, noun. An event or occurrence.
INCIDENT, noun. A relatively minor event that is incidental to, or related to others
INCIDENT, noun. An event that may cause or causes an interruption or a crisis
INCIDENT, noun. In safety, an incident of workplace illness or injury
INCIDENT, adjective. Arising as the result of an event, inherent
INCIDENT, adjective. (physics) (of a stream of particles or radiation) falling on or striking a surface (e.g. "The incident light illuminated the surface.")
INCIDENT, adjective. Coming or happening accidentally; not in the usual course of things; not in connection with the main design; not according to expectation; casual; fortuitous.
INCIDENT, adjective. Liable to happen; apt to occur; befalling; hence, naturally happening or appertaining.
INCIDENT, adjective. (legal) Dependent upon, or appertaining to, another thing, called the principal.
INCIDENT REPORT, noun. A commonly used description for law enforcement or help desk events.
INCIDENT ROOM, noun. A room reserved and equipped for the handling of major incidents, such as flooding or pandemic.
INCIDENT ROOMS, noun. Plural of incident room
INCIDENT TICKET SYSTEM, noun. (computing) Synonym of issue tracking system.
INCIDENT TICKET SYSTEMS, noun. Plural of incident ticket system

Dictionary definition

INCIDENT, noun. A single distinct event.
INCIDENT, noun. A public disturbance; "the police investigated an incident at the bus station".
INCIDENT, adjective. Falling or striking of light rays on something; "incident light".
INCIDENT, adjective. (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".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King