incident incident  /ˈɪn sə dənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a single distinct event
  2. (n) a public disturbance
  3. (adj) falling or striking of light rays on something
  4. (adj) (sometimes followed by `to') minor or casual or subordinate in significance or nature or occurring as a chance concomitant or consequence

Usage(s):

  1. incident seemed like so many others from this war, the kind of tragedy that has become numbingly routine amid the daily reports of violence in Iraq.
  2. incident seemed like so many others from this war, the kind of tragedy that has become numbingly routine amid the daily reports of violence in Iraq.
  3. The My Lai incident might never have come to light.

News

  1. Incident Response Resource Center from Dell SecureWorks Offers Actionable Information for the Inevitable Cyber ...

    To help organizations respond to the ever-growing and ever-present threat of cyber security attacks, Dell SecureWorks has launched the Incident Response Resource Center. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10824547.htm
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. DeKalb police investigating incident with three officers

    A May incident at a northeast Atlanta apartment has led to the resignation of three DeKalb County police officers.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

  3. Incident commanders weigh risks, variables in battling fires

    Incident commanders have to consider the big picture when managing complex fires such as those burning now in the Pecos Canyon and Jemez Mountains. If they and team leaders below them make critical errors, people die.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Santa Fe New Mexican

Quotes

  1. "As the police and security services have said on so many occasions, we face a serious and continuous threat to our country," Brown said. "But this incident does recall the need for us to be vigilant at all times and the public to be alert at...
    on Jun 29, 2007 By: Gordon Brown Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "We had no reason to suspect any other incident was going to occur," Steger said of the first shooting.
    on Apr 16, 2007 By: Charles Steger Source: Reuters India

  3. "I've made it clear to Ben that his conduct in this incident did not live up to our standards," Rooney said. "There will be consequences for his actions."
    on Apr 15, 2010 By: Art Rooney Source: USA Today

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