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# An [[occurrence]] of [[social]] or [[personal]] [[importance]]. # An [[occurrence]] of [[social]] or [[personal]] [[importance]].
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 +'''Event''' can refer to many things such as:
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 +* A [[phenomenon]], any observable occurrence, or an extraordinary occurrence
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 +A type of '''gathering''':
 +* A [[ceremony]], for example, a marriage
 +* A [[competition]], for example, a sports competition
 +* A [[convention (meeting)]]
 +* A [[happening]], a performance or situation meant to be considered as art
 +* A [[festival]], for example, a musical event
 +* A [[media event]], a happening that attracts coverage by mass media
 +* A [[party]]
 +* A [[sport|sporting event]]
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 +In '''science, technology, and mathematics''':
 +*[[Event (computing)]], a software message indicating that something has happened, such as a keystroke or mouse click
 +*Event, [[Particle accelerator]], experiments which produce high energy (Electron volt|MeV, GeV, and TeV) subatomic particle collisions
 +* [[Event (probability theory)]], a set of outcomes to which a probability is assigned
 +* [[Event (UML)]], in Unified Modeling Language, a notable occurrence at a particular point in time
 +* [[Event chain methodology]], in project management
 +* [[Event (relativity)]], a point in space at an instant in time, i.e. a location in spacetime
 +* [[Event horizon]], a boundary in spacetime, typically surrounding a black hole, beyond which events cannot effect an exterior observer
 +* [[Extinction event]], a sharp decrease in the number of species in a short period of time
 +* [[Celestial event]], an astronomical phenomenon of interest
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 +In '''philosophy''':
 +* [[Event (philosophy)]], an object in time, or an instantiation of a property in an object
 +* [[Mental event]], something that happens in the mind, such as a thought
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 +==See also==
 +* [[Eventing]], an equestrian event comprising dressage, cross-country and show-jumping
 +* [[Event management]]
 +* [[Event planning]]
 +* [[News]], new information or information on current events
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happening
  1. An occurrence of social or personal importance.

Event can refer to many things such as:

  • A phenomenon, any observable occurrence, or an extraordinary occurrence

A type of gathering:

In science, technology, and mathematics:

  • Event (computing), a software message indicating that something has happened, such as a keystroke or mouse click
  • Event, Particle accelerator, experiments which produce high energy (Electron volt|MeV, GeV, and TeV) subatomic particle collisions
  • Event (probability theory), a set of outcomes to which a probability is assigned
  • Event (UML), in Unified Modeling Language, a notable occurrence at a particular point in time
  • Event chain methodology, in project management
  • Event (relativity), a point in space at an instant in time, i.e. a location in spacetime
  • Event horizon, a boundary in spacetime, typically surrounding a black hole, beyond which events cannot effect an exterior observer
  • Extinction event, a sharp decrease in the number of species in a short period of time
  • Celestial event, an astronomical phenomenon of interest

In philosophy:

  • Event (philosophy), an object in time, or an instantiation of a property in an object
  • Mental event, something that happens in the mind, such as a thought

See also




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