accident

  1. a mishap; especially one causing injury or death
  2. anything that happens by chance without an apparent cause

Accident

Accident is British slang for an arrest.
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accident

[n] - a mishap 2. [n] - anything that happens by chance without an apparent cause
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Accident

An unexpected event, usually referring to an injury or fatality. Although some accidents are easier to prevent than others, the financial damage can be limited by taking out accident and sickness insurance.
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accident

Any extraordinary or unforeseen event; an event that causes damage or injury. The term has specific meanings in the contexts of legal and insurance practice. In the English law of torts,...
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Accident

Ac'ci·dent noun [ French accident , from Latin accidens , -dentis , present participle of accidere to happen; ad + cadere to fall. See Cadence , Case .] 1. Literally, a befalling; an event that takes place without one's foresight or e...
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accident

1. Literally, a befalling; an event that takes place without one's foresight or expectation; an undesigned, sudden, and unexpected event; chance; contingency; often, an undesigned and unforeseen occurrence of an afflictive or unfortunate character; a casualty; a mishap; as, to die by an accident. 'Of moving accidents by flood and field.' (Shak) 'Th...
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accident

fortuity noun anything that happens by chance without an apparent cause
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accident

(ak´sĭ-dәnt) an unforeseen occurrence, especially one of an injurious nature. cerebral vascular accident , cerebrovascular accidentCVA stroke syndrome.
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Accident

• (n.) Literally, a befalling; an event that takes place without one`s foresight or expectation; an undesigned, sudden, and unexpected event; chance; contingency; often, an undesigned and unforeseen occurrence of an afflictive or unfortunate character; a casualty; a mishap; as, to die by an accident. • (n.) A property attached to a word, ...
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accident

(from the article `childhood disease and disorder`) In developed countries, accidents cause more loss of life and disability among children (except infants) than any disease. Road-traffic mishaps ... Mining operations are hazardous. Each year hundreds of coal miners lose their lives or are seriously injured. Major mine hazards include r...
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accident

(from the article `Epicureanism`) ...implied that an event can occur without a cause. It has seldom been noted, however, that the swerve is merely a special case—a transposition into ...
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accident

accident A situation in which the presence of mind is good, but the absence of the body is much better.
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Accident

In heraldry, an accident is a point or mark which may be retained or omitted in a coat of arms.
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Accident

An accident or a mishap is an unforeseen and unplanned event or circumstance, often with lack of intention or necessity. It usually implies a generally negative outcome which might have been avoided or prevented had circumstances leading up to the accident been recognized, and acted upon, prior to its occurrence. Injury prevention refers to activi...
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accident

Type: Term Pronunciation: ak′si-dent Definitions: 1. An unplanned or unintended but sometimes predictable event leading to injury, in traffic, industry, or a domestic setting, or such an event developing in the course of a disease.
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accident

An unfortunate and undesired event. It results in loss, damage or personal injury. Collision, injury to any person, loss of life, disablement and material damage or expenses that innocent parties have to pay when it was not their fault, can be an occurrence of an accident.
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Accident

(Lat. accidens) (in Scholasticism) Has no independent and self-sufficient existence, but exists only in another being, a substance or another accident. As opposed to substance the accident is called praedicamentale; as naming features of the essence or quiddity of a being accidens praedicabile. Accidents may change, disappear or be added, while su....
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Accident

The happening of an event without the concurrence of the will of the person by whose agency it was caused or the happening of an event without any human agency; the burning of a house in consequence of a fire being made for the ordinary purpose of warming the house which is an accident of the first kind; the burning of the same house by lightning w...
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Accident

[philosophy] Accident, as used in philosophy, is an attribute which may or may not belong to a subject, without affecting its essence. The word `accident` has been employed throughout the history of philosophy with several distinct meanings. == Aristotelian substance theory == Aristotle made a distinction between the essential and accidenta...
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Accident

[fallacy] The informal fallacy of accident (also called destroying the exception or a dicto simpliciter ad dictum secundum quid) is a deductively valid but unsound argument occurring in statistical syllogisms (an argument based on a generalization) when an exception to a rule of thumb is ignored. It is one of the thirteen fallacies original...
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Accident

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Accident

Any of the nine modes by which a substance is determined in its being. It is a mode of being that exists in, and only in, a finite substance. It cannot exist of itself, but must inexist. Once you name a substance and define it, anything else you predicate of it, using the verb “to be,” is an accident.
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