What is event?

  • (noun): A phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon.
    Example: "He acted very wise after the event"
    Synonyms: consequence, effect, outcome, result, issue, upshot
    See also — Additional definitions below


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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 ... that blue represented reliability while green represented the event's environmental ambitions ...
... 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 ... 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
Satanic Verses - Authenticity of The Event
... The event is considered to be weak, by the standards of Hadith authentication ... This is because of the problems with the chain of narrators of the events ... says the following, with regards to the event ...
2006 Asian Games
... The 15th Asian Games, officially known as the XV Asiad, is Asia's Olympic-style sporting event that was held in Doha, Qatar from December 1 to December 15, 2006 ... There were 46 disciplines from 39 events scheduled to be contested. 45 member nations of the Olympic Council of Asia took part in this event ...

More definitions of "event":

  • (noun): Something that happens at a given place and time.
  • (noun): A phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory.
  • (noun): A special set of circumstances.
    Example: "In that event, the first possibility is excluded"
    Synonyms: case

Famous quotes containing the word event:

    The event combined with
    Beams leading up to it for the look of force adapted to the wiser
    Usages of age, but it’s both there
    And not there, like washing or sawdust in the sunlight,
    At the back of the mind, where we live now.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)

    The frequency of personal questions grows in direct proportion to your increasing girth. . . . No one would ask a man such a personally invasive question as “Is your wife having natural childbirth or is she planning to be knocked out?” But someone might ask that of you. No matter how much you wish for privacy, your pregnancy is a public event to which everyone feels invited.
    Jean Marzollo (20th century)

    The vanishing volatile froth of the present which any shadow will alter, any thought blow away, any event annihilate, is every moment converted into the Adamantine Record of the past.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)