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event meaning

EN[ɪˈvɛnt]
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  • Event may refer to:
  • In science, technology, and mathematics:
  • Event (computing), a software message indicating that something has happened, such as a keystroke or mouse click
  • Event (philosophy), an object in time, or an instantiation of a property in an object
  • Event (probability theory), a set of outcomes to which a probability is assigned
  • Event (relativity), a point in space at an instant in time, i.e. a location in spacetime
  • Event (synchronization primitive), a type of synchronization mechanism
  • Event (UML), in Unified Modeling Language, a notable occurrence at a particular point in time
FR évent

    Definition of event in English Dictionary

  • NounPLeventsPREeven-SUF-ent
    1. An occurrence; something that happens.
      1. An end result; an outcome (now chiefly in phrases).
        1. (physics) A point in spacetime having three spatial coordinates and one temporal coordinate.
          1. (computing) A possible action that the user can perform that is monitored by an application or the operating system (event listener). When an event occurs an event handler is called which performs a specific task.
            1. (probability theory) A set of some of the possible outcomes; a subset of the sample space.
              1. If is a random variable representing the toss of a six-sided die, then its sample space could be denoted as {1,2,3,4,5,6}. Examples of events could be: , , and .
            2. OBS An affair in hand; business; enterprise.
              1. (medicine) An episode of severe health conditions.
              2. More Examples
                1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                  • In the unlikely event of losing Pascal's Wager, I intend to saunter in to Judgement Day with a bookshelf full of grievances, a flaming sword of my own devising, and a serious attitude problem.
                  • In general, those life events taking place early off-time have greater negative impact than those taking place late off-time.
                  • Patients with anapnea-hypopnea index (AHI) of greater than ten events per hour were selected for this study.
                2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                  • I need some warm bodies to volunteer to help with this event.
                  • On the other end was a first-time auction-goer named Chase Bailey wondering ifhe could still get an auction catalogue for the next day's big event.
                  • Calculation of this measure is based on the analysis of the oxygen saturation signal searching for desaturation and resaturation patterns to obtain an estimation of the number of apneic events.
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Nouns
                  • Countable nouns
                Related Links:
                1. en events
                2. en eventually
                3. en eventer
                4. en eventify
                5. fr eventrer
                Source: Wiktionary
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                Meaning of event for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "event" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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