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incidence
American English: /ˈɪnsədəns/
British English: /ˈɪnsɪd(ə)ns/

Translation of incidence in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • 1 (frequency) the high/low incidence of deaths among …
    el alto/bajo índice de muertes entre …
    Example sentences
    • 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 (Physics) the angle of incidence
    el ángulo de incidencia
    Example sentences
    • 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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    In Spain, a geographical, social, and culturally homogeneous region, with a clear natural or administrative demarcation is called a comarca. Comarcas are normally smaller than regiones. They are often famous for some reason, for example Ampurdán (Catalonia) for its wines, or La Mancha (Castile) for its cheeses.