Definitions for event

Definitions for (noun) event

Main entry: event

Definition: something that happens at a given place and time

Main entry: effect, consequence, event, issue, result, outcome, upshot

Definition: a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

Usage: the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise; his decision had depressing consequences for business; he acted very wise after the event

Main entry: event

Definition: a phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory

Main entry: case, event

Definition: a special set of circumstances

Usage: in that event, the first possibility is excluded; it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

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