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event meaning

EN[ɪˈvɛnt]
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  • Event may refer to:
  • In science, technology, and mathematics:
  • Event (computing), a software message indicating that something has happened, such as a keystroke or mouse click
  • Event (philosophy), an object in time, or an instantiation of a property in an object
  • Event (probability theory), a set of outcomes to which a probability is assigned
  • Event (relativity), a point in space at an instant in time, i.e. a location in spacetime
  • Event (synchronization primitive), a type of synchronization mechanism
  • Event (UML), in Unified Modeling Language, a notable occurrence at a particular point in time
FR évent

    Definition of event in English Dictionary

  • NounPLeventsPREeven-SUF-ent
    1. An occurrence; something that happens.
      1. An end result; an outcome (now chiefly in phrases).
        1. (physics) A point in spacetime having three spatial coordinates and one temporal coordinate.
          1. (computing) A possible action that the user can perform that is monitored by an application or the operating system (event listener). When an event occurs an event handler is called which performs a specific task.
            1. (probability theory) A set of some of the possible outcomes; a subset of the sample space.
              1. If is a random variable representing the toss of a six-sided die, then its sample space could be denoted as {1,2,3,4,5,6}. Examples of events could be: , , and .
            2. OBS An affair in hand; business; enterprise.
              1. (medicine) An episode of severe health conditions.
              2. More Examples
                1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                  • This form of percapita rate, derived from branching theory, is robust to variation in the true extinction rate, including events as dramatic as mass extinctions ( 29 ).
                  • The remaining cell events exhibited a consistent ratio of infrared vs. far red fluorescence attributable to chlorophyll, resulting in a narrow linear distribution of cell events on the flow cytogram.
                  • As outlined above, a series of novel morphological traits are correlated with the cladogenetic events in Petrocosmea, all are first documented in present study.
                2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                  • I'd like to set straight some misconceptions about recent events.
                  • The advertisers [ … ] got a nice mix of celebrity and wonkery, but the dinner had the feeling of an artifact, not of a contemporary event.
                  • His story just doesn't add up. Why would he have been at the restaurant the day before the event?
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Nouns
                  • Countable nouns
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                1. en events
                2. en eventually
                3. en eventer
                4. en eventual
                5. en eventing
                Source: Wiktionary

                Meaning of event for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "event" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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