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Coincident vs. Coincidence

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Coincidentadjective

(of two events) Occurring at the same time.

Coincidencenoun

Of objects, the property of being coincident; occurring at the same time or place.

Coincidentadjective

(of two objects) Being in the same location.

Coincidencenoun

Of events, the appearance of a meaningful connection when there is none.

Coincidentadjective

Being in accordance, matching.

Coincidencenoun

(analysis) A coincidence point.

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Coincidentnoun

Either of multiple simultaneous related incidents

Coincidencenoun

(geometry) A fixed point of a correspondence; a point of a variety corresponding to itself under a correspondence.

Coincidentadjective

Having coincidence; occupying the same place; contemporaneous; concurrent; - followed by with.

‘Christianity teaches nothing but what is perfectly suitable to, and coincident with, the ruling principles of a virtuous and well-inclined man.’;

Coincidencenoun

The condition of occupying the same place in space; as, the coincidence of circles, surfaces, etc.

Coincidentnoun

One of two or more coincident events; a coincidence.

Coincidencenoun

The condition or fact of happening at the same time; as, the coincidence of the deaths of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.

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Coincidentadjective

occurring or operating at the same time;

‘a series of coincident events’;

Coincidencenoun

Exact correspondence in nature, character, result, circumstances, etc.; concurrence; agreement.

‘The very concurrence and coincidence of so many evidences . . . carries a great weight.’; ‘Those who discourse . . . of the nature of truth . . . affirm a perfect coincidence between truth and goodness.’;

Coincidentadjective

matching point for point;

‘coincident circles’;

Coincidencenoun

an event that might have been arranged although it was really accidental

Coincidentadjective

occurring together in space or time

‘the fall in the stock market was coincident with the slowdown in economic activity’;

Coincidencenoun

the quality of occupying the same position or area in space;

‘he waited for the coincidence of the target and the cross hairs’;

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Coincidentadjective

in agreement or harmony

‘the stake of defence attorneys is not always coincident with that of their clients’;

Coincidencenoun

the temporal property of two things happening at the same time;

‘the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable’;

Coincidencenoun

a remarkable concurrence of events or circumstances without apparent causal connection

‘they met by coincidence’; ‘it was a coincidence that she was wearing a jersey like Laura's’;

Coincidencenoun

the fact of corresponding in nature or in time of occurrence

‘the coincidence of interest between the mining companies and certain politicians’;

Coincidencenoun

the presence of ionizing particles or other objects in two or more detectors simultaneously, or of two or more signals simultaneously in a circuit.

Coincidence

A coincidence is a remarkable concurrence of events or circumstances that have no apparent causal connection with one another. The perception of remarkable coincidences may lead to supernatural, occult, or paranormal claims.

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