incidence
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incidence(
ihn
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sih
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dihns
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (frequency)
a. la incidencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The incidence of burglary has dropped since the new chief of police was appointed.La incidencia de robos ha bajado desde que designaron al nuevo jefe de policía.
b. el índice
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Countless studies have shown a higher incidence of respiratory diseases in smokers.Innumerables estudios han demostrado un índice más alto de enfermedades respiratorias en los fumadores.
c. la frecuencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The incidence of diabetes is much lower in this population.La frecuencia de diabetes es mucho más baja en esta población.
2. (physics)
a. la incidencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
If you know the angle of incidence, you can easily calculate the angle of refraction.Si sabes el ángulo de incidencia, puedes calcular fácilmente el ángulo de refracción.
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incidence
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la incidencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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incidence [ˈɪnsɪdəns]
noun
(extent) [of crime] incidencia (f); índice (m)
in areas with a high incidence of crime there are also high anxiety levels
[of disease] incidencia (f); frecuencia (f)
the incidence of measles among children
the angle of incidence (Fís) el ángulo de incidencia
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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