Definition of occurence
1. occurrence [ n ] an event that happensUsed in print:
(Nathan Rapport, ""I've Been Here before!"...)
One day Maeterlinck , coming with a friend upon an event which he recognized as the exact pattern of a previous dream , detailed the ensuing occurrences in_advance so accurately that his companion was completely mystified .
(Frederick Mosteller et al., Probability with...)
In the examples above , the occurrence of a bull's-eye , a straight haired mouse , or an ace could be called a `` success '' .
When each number of successes x is paired with its probability of occurrence * * f , the set of pairs * * f , is a probability function called a binomial_distribution .
(R. P. Jerrard, "Inscribed squares in plane curves"...)
This prevents the occurrence of an infinite sequence of isolated tangent points .
(Joyce O. Hertzler, American Social Institutions;...)
The significant things in it , at the higher religious levels , are the inner emotional , mental , and spiritual occurrences that fill the pressing human needs of self-preservation , self pacification , and self completion .Synonyms occurrence happening natural_event Related Terms event case thing change fire success experience incident beginning ending movement juncture discharge trouble sound failure destiny stopping_point flash miracle accident episode appearance wonder reverse contact interruption outburst outbreak eventuality crash disappearance finish accompaniment boom one-off treat computer_error convergence avalanche news_event supervention union periodic_event anticipate
2. occurrence [ n ] an instance of something occurring
Examples: "a disease of frequent occurrence" "the occurrence (or presence) of life on other planets"
(A.L. Kroeber, "Semantic Contribution of Lexicostatistic...)
It is the hope of attaining a list of items of universal occurrence .Synonyms occurrence Related Terms presence sympatry allopatry
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