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coincidence

[koh-in-si-duhns]
noun
1.
a striking occurrence of two or more events at one time apparently by mere chance: Our meeting in Venice was pure coincidence.
2.
the condition or fact of coinciding.
3.
an instance of this.

Origin:
1595–1605; coincid(ent) + -ence

noncoincidence, noun
precoincidence, noun
supercoincidence, noun


1. accident, luck, fate.
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coincidence (kəʊˈɪnsɪdəns)
 
n
1.  a chance occurrence of events remarkable either for being simultaneous or for apparently being connected
2.  the fact, condition, or state of coinciding
3.  (modifier) electronics Compare anticoincidence of or relating to a circuit that produces an output pulse only when both its input terminals receive pulses within a specified interval: coincidence gate

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coincidence
1605, "exact correspondence," from Fr. coincidence, from coincider (see coincide). Meaning "a concurrence of events with no apparent connection" is from 1680s.
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