- Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||the frequency with which something happens or the range over which it occurs.
There is a greater incidence of this type of cancer in the United States than in France or Italy.The incidence of crime in the national parks has increased.
||a befalling; occurrence.
The first incidence of the Black Plague in Europe was in the 1340s.
- similar words:
- case, episode, occurrence
||the arrival of a light ray or the like on a surface.