Definición de coincidence en inglés:

coincidence

Silabificación: co·in·ci·dence
Pronunciación: /kōˈinsədəns, -ˌdens
 
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sustantivo

  • 1A remarkable concurrence of events or circumstances without apparent causal connection: it’s no coincidence that this new burst of innovation has occurred in the free nations they met by coincidence
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • By coincidence I was trailing two unsuspecting girls also apparently going to the show.
    • By coincidence, the factory closed down in 1912, the year the Titanic went down at sea with such a huge loss of life.
    • By coincidence, my friend Nat Gertler was at the same performance last night of The Producers.
    Sinónimos
    accident, chance, serendipity, fortuity, providence, happenstance, fate; a fluke
  • 3 Physics The presence of ionizing particles or other objects in two or more detectors simultaneously, or of two or more signals simultaneously in a circuit.
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    • In their estimation, nothing could explain the coincidences except the momentary passing of a gravitational wave.
    • When the beams were in phase, they detected five times as many coincidences as when they were out of phase.
    • One of the most famous anthropic coincidences was discovered by the English physicist Sir Fred Hoyle in 1954.

Origen

early 17th century (in the sense 'occupation of the same space'): from medieval Latin coincidentia, from coincidere 'coincide, agree' (see coincide). sense 3 dates from the 1930s.

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