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n 1: the relative frequency of occurrence of something [syn: relative incidence
2: the striking of a light beam on a surface; “he measured the
angle of incidence of the reflected light” English → English (gcide)
Incidence \In"ci*dence\, n. [Cf. F. incidence.]
1. A falling on or upon; an incident; an event; an
occurrence. [Obs.] --Bp. Hall.
2. (Physics) The direction in which a body, or a ray of light
or heat, falls on any surface.
In equal incidences there is a considerable
inequality of refractions. --Sir I.
3. The rate or ratio at which something occurs; as, the
incidence of murder in Los Angeles; the incidence of
cancer in men over 50.
Angle of incidence, the angle which a ray of light, or the
line of incidence of a body, falling on any surface, makes
with a perpendicular to that surface; also formerly, the
complement of this angle.
Line of incidence, the line in the direction of which a
surface is struck by a body, ray of light, and the like.