Definition of coincedence
1. coincidence [ n ] an event that might have been arranged although it was really accidentalUsed in print:
(Nathan Rapport, ""I've Been Here before!"...)
Most psychiatrists dismiss these instances of that weird feeling as the deja_vu ( already seen ) illusion , just as they dismiss dream previsions as coincidences .
(Cornell H. Mayer, "Radio Emission of the Moon...)
This result suggests a very high_temperature at the solid surface of the planet , although there is the possibility that the observed radiation may be a combination of both thermal and non thermal components and that the observed spectrum is that of a black_body merely by coincidence .
(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)
By odd coincidence , on the evening of her return Shelley chose to read Parisina , which was the latest of the titled poet 's successes .Synonyms coincidence happenstance Related Terms accident
2. coincidence [ n ] the quality of occupying the same position or area in space
Examples: "he waited for the coincidence of the target and the cross hairs"
3. coincidence [ n ] the temporal property of two things happening at the same time
Examples: "the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable"
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