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Noun: incident  in-si-dunt
  1. A single distinct event
     
  2. A public disturbance
    "the police investigated an incident at the bus station"
Adjective: incident  in-si-dunt
  1. Falling or striking of light rays on something
    "incident light"
     
  2. Being minor or subordinate; happening as a chance consequence
    "incident expenses";
    - incidental, accidental

Derived forms: incidents

See also: omissible, parenthetic, parenthetical, peripheral, secondary

Type of: carry-on [Brit], commotion, disruption, disturbance, flutter, happening, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, hurly burly, kerfuffle, natural event, occurrence, occurrent, to-do

Part of: episode

Encyclopedia: Incident, Culfest of NITK Surathkal