Event

Event can refer to many things such as:

  • An observable occurrence, phenomenon or an extraordinary occurrence

A type of gathering:

  • A ceremony, for example, a marriage
  • A competition, for example, a sports competition
  • A convention (meeting), also known as a conference
  • 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 (including internal business function or staff party)
  • A sporting event
  • A corporate or business function, a profit driven event meant to raise awareness of a company's brand and/or products & services.

In science, technology, and mathematics:

  • Event (computing), a software message indicating that something has happened, such as a keystroke or mouse click
  • Event (synchronization primitive), a type of synchronization mechanism.
  • 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 affect 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
  • Grouped Events, the experience of two or more events that occur in sequence or concurrently that can be subsequently categorized

In Film, television, theatre and literature:

  • The Event, an American conspiracy thriller television series for NBC
  • The Event (film), 2003 film directed by Thom Fitzgerald
  • Derren Brown: The Events.
  • Event, a literary magazine published by Douglas College

Other articles related to "event, events":

Yayuk Basuki - Career
... first Indonesian player to win a major professional tennis event when she captured the singles titles at Pattaya ... Her best singles performance at a Grand Slam event came at Wimbledon in 1997, where she reached the quarter-finals ... Her best result in doubles competition at a Grand Slam event was in the 1993 US Open, where she and partner Nana Miyagi reached the semifinals ...
2006 Asian Games
... There were 46 disciplines from 39 events scheduled to be contested ... the Olympic Council of Asia took part in this event ... Also, Eurosport broadcast the event, marking the first time that the European continent could watch this Asian sporting event ...
Satanic Verses - Authenticity of The Event
... The event is considered to be weak, by the standards of Hadith authentication ... problems with the chain of narrators of the events ... Ibn Kathir, in his famous Quranic exegesis, says the following, with regards to the event ...
2009 World Championships In Athletics - Organisation - Media and Marketing
... A limited edition €10 coin was produced for the event by the German government, which was only the third occasion that they had done so for a sporting event ... The colour scheme of the event, including the official logo, advertising, and the Olympiastadion's track and field, was blue and green ... reliability while green represented the event's environmental ambitions ...

Famous quotes containing the word event:

    There is not any present moment that is unconnected with some future one. The life of every man is a continued chain of incidents, each link of which hangs upon the former. The transition from cause to effect, from event to event, is often carried on by secret steps, which our foresight cannot divine, and our sagacity is unable to trace. Evil may at some future period bring forth good; and good may bring forth evil, both equally unexpected.
    Joseph Addison (1672–1719)

    No great inner event befalls those who summon it not.
    Maurice Maeterlinck (1862–1949)

    A society which allows an abominable event to burgeon from its dungheap and grow on its surface is like a man who lets a fly crawl unheeded across his face or saliva dribble unstemmed from his mouth—either epileptic or dead.
    Jean Baudrillard (b. 1929)