Event

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event

  1. something that happens at a given place and time
  2. a special set of circumstances
  3. (relativity theory) a phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory
  4. a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

event

(from the article `probability theory`) ...the dice as identifiable (say by a difference in colour), so that the outcome (1, 2) is different from (2, 1). An `event` is a well-defined subset ... Oftentimes probabilities need to be computed for related events. For instance, advertisements are developed for the purpose of increas...
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event

(ITIL Service Operation) A change of state that has significance for the management of an IT service or other configuration item. The term is also used to mean an alert or notification created by any IT service, configuration item or monitoring tool. Events typically require IT operations personnel to take actions, and often lead to incidents being...
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Event

(Lat. evenire, to happen, come out) Anything which happens, usually something which exhibits change and does not endure over a long time; hence opposed to object (q.v.) or thing. -- A.C.B.
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event

[n] - a special set of circumstances 2. [n] - (relativity theory) a phenomenon located at a single point in space-time 3. [n] - something that happens at a given place and time
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Event

• (n.) That which comes, arrives, or happens; that which falls out; any incident, good or bad. • (n.) An affair in hand; business; enterprise. • (v. t.) To break forth. • (n.) The consequence of anything; the issue; conclusion; result; that in which an action, operation, or series of operations, terminates.Event: words in the de...
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event

noun something that happens at a given place and time
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Event

[computing] In computing, an event is an action or occurrence detected by the program that may be handled by the program. Typically events are handled synchronously with the program flow, that is, the program has one or more dedicated places where events are handled, frequently an event loop. Typical sources of events include the user (who ...
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Event

[particle physics] In particle physics, an event refers to the results just after a fundamental interaction took place between subatomic particles, occurring in a very short time span, at a well-localized region of space. Because of the quantum uncertainty principle, an event in particle physics does not have quite the same meaning as it do...
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Event

[philosophy] In philosophy, events are objects in time or instantiations of properties in objects. However, a universal definition has not been reached, as multiple theories exist concerning events. ==Kim’s Property-Exemplification Account of Events== Jaegwon Kim theorized that events are structured. They are composed of three things: Eve...
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Event

[probability theory] In probability theory, an event is a set of outcomes of an experiment (a subset of the sample space) to which a probability is assigned. A single outcome may be an element of many different events, and different events in an experiment are usually not equally likely, since they may include very different groups of outco...
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Event

[relativity] In physics, and in particular relativity, an event indicates a physical situation or occurrence, located at a specific point in space and time. For example, a glass breaking on the floor is an event; it occurs at a unique place and a unique time, in a given frame of reference. Strictly speaking, the notion of an event is an ide...
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Event

[synchronization primitive] In computer science, an event (also called event semaphore) is a type of synchronization mechanism that is used to indicate to waiting processes when a particular condition has become true. An event is an abstract data type with a boolean state and the following operations: Different implementations of events may...
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Event

[UML] An event in the Unified Modeling Language (UML) is a notable occurrence at a particular point in time. Events can, but do not necessarily, cause state transitions from one state to another in state machines represented by state machine diagrams. A transition between states occurs only when any guard condition for that transition are s...
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Event

E·vent' noun [ Latin eventus , from evenire to happen, come out; e out + venire to come. See Come .] 1. That which comes, arrives, or happens; that which falls out; any incident, good or bad. 'The events of his early years.' Macaulay. «...
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Event

E·vent' transitive verb [ French éventer to fan, divulge, Late Latin eventare to fan, from , Latin e out + ventus wind.] To break forth. [ Obsolete] B. Jonson.
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Event

A calendar-based resource that users can add to their profiles, pages and groups that lets them create and share news about upcoming affairs or social gatherings.
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event

A point in four-dimensional spacetime, i.e. a location in both space and time, specified by its coordinates (x, y, z, t).
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Event

A race or stroke over a given distance. An event equals one preliminary with final or one timed final.
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Event

A race or stroke over a given distance. An event equals 1 heat with its final, or 1 timed final.
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event

A race, identified by the distance and stroke. One event often includes preliminary heats and a finals race. An event can also be a series of heats, which are timed-finals.
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event

A set of outcomes
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Event

A single, structured, organized, consolidated, or scheduled meeting or occurrence for the purpose of recreational use. An event may be composed of several related activities.
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Event

A structured activity testing the conformation, training, or instinctive abilities of purebred dogs.
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