Translation of incidence in Spanish:

incidence

Pronunciation: /ˈɪnsədəns; ˈɪnsɪdəns/

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  • 1 (frequency) índice (m) the high/low incidence of deaths among … el alto/bajo índice de muertes entre …
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    • Trees can help reduce the incidence of respiratory diseases as well as lung cancer.
    • Panchayats should take the initiative to reduce the incidence of the disease at grass-root levels.
    • There are different skull shapes, different frequencies of blood types, different incidences of heritable diseases.
  • 2 [Opt] [Phys] incidencia (f) the angle of incidence el ángulo de incidencia
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    • Due to the glancing incidence of the ion beam, argon is not implanted into the sample surface.
    • With grazing incidence diffraction a monoclinic tilted chain lattice is found in the condensed phase.
    • The optical output to which a given beam travels depends on the beam's respective direction of incidence.

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