[koh-in-si-duh ns] /koʊˈɪn sɪ dəns/
a striking occurrence of two or more events at one time apparently by mere chance:
Our meeting in Venice was pure coincidence.
the condition or fact of .
an instance of this.
a chance occurrence of events remarkable either for being simultaneous or for apparently being connected
the fact, condition, or state of coinciding
(modifier) (electronics) of or relating to a circuit that produces an output pulse only when both its input terminals receive pulses within a specified interval: coincidence gate Compare anticoincidence
c.1600, “exact correspondence,” from French coincidence, from coincider (see coincide). Meaning “a concurrence of events with no apparent connection” is from 1680s.
[koh-in-si-duh nt] /koʊˈɪn sɪ dənt/ adjective 1. happening at the same time. 2. ; occupying the same place or position. 3. exactly corresponding. 4. in exact agreement (usually followed by with). /kəʊˈɪnsɪdənt/ adjective 1. having the same position in space or time 2. usually postpositive and foll by with. in exact agreement; consonant adj. late […]
[koh-in-si-den-tl] /koʊˌɪn sɪˈdɛn tl/ adjective 1. happening by or resulting from ; by chance: a coincidental meeting. 2. existing or occurring at the same time. /kəʊˌɪnsɪˈdɛntəl/ adjective 1. of or happening by a coincidence; fortuitous adj. c.1800, from coincident + -al (1).
[kuh-lek-tiv] /kəˈlɛk tɪv/ adjective 1. formed by . 2. forming a whole; combined: the collective assets of a corporation and its subsidiaries. 3. of or characteristic of a group of individuals taken together: the collective wishes of the membership. 4. organized according to the principles of collectivism: a collective farm. noun 5. . 6. a […]
[non-kuh-lee-jit, -jee-it] /ˌnɒn kəˈli dʒɪt, -dʒi ɪt/ adjective 1. below the level usually associated with college or university study. 2. (of a university) not composed of colleges.