• WordNet 3.6
    • adv coincidentally happening at the same time
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In 1996, Ringo Starr appeared in a Japanese advertisement for applesauce, which coincidentally is what his name means in Japanese.
    • coincidentally In a coincident manner; with coincidence.
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  • James Dye
    James Dye
    “Revolutions are the only way we can evolve coincidentally. Otherwise we'll be held back while the people we need to revolt against do.”


In literature:

A taxicab, coincidentally coming from an uptown direction, swung in to the curb.
"The Adventures of Jimmie Dale" by Frank L. Packard
His passing, and the coming of the easterly wind, were coincidental.
"The Mutiny of the Elsinore" by Jack London
For example, it isn't purely coincidentally that you are here now, when one comes to reflect.
"A Room With A View" by E. M. Forster
Her first words were curiously coincidental.
"The Masquerader" by Katherine Cecil Thurston
Coincidentally both scoundrels turned sick at heart.
"By Advice of Counsel" by Arthur Train
The question of coincidental Hallucinations.
"Cock Lane and Common-Sense" by Andrew Lang
Was it merely coincidental that before the destruction of Jerusalem the moon was eclipsed for twelve consecutive nights?
"New Tabernacle Sermons" by Thomas De Witt Talmage
Coincidentally the political power of the Sumerians came to an end.
"Myths of Babylonia and Assyria" by Donald A. Mackenzie
Then there befell the household a series of coincidental labor problems that left them all at once without servants.
"The Tyranny of Weakness" by Charles Neville Buck
Coincidentally appears something else that may overthrow it later.
"The Book of the Damned" by Charles Fort
It seemed that coincidentally with another shot the Eagle suddenly jumped miles high into the sky.
"Boy Scouts Mysterious Signal" by G. Harvey Ralphson
In "Moebius space", then, Earth and Sirius XXI were "coincidental".
"The Servant Problem" by Robert F. Young
Then the Winchester's report thundered and roared deafeningly; coincidentally arose a nerve-shattering scream.
"Astounding Stories, February, 1931" by Various
The other, though not our own, was almost coincidental, and happened to our engineer friend, Mr Vercoe.
"Byways of Ghost-Land" by Elliott O'Donnell
Coincidentally, his ears were assailed by strange sound.
"Fire Mountain" by Norman Springer
Already married, attentive meanwhile to his brother's wife, he was coincidentally epris with their various maids of honor.
"Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern" by Edgar Saltus
When the false perception coincides with nothing of the sort, it is styled non-coincidental.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
A fortnight previously a high tide and a heavy blow had occurred coincidentally.
"A Book-Lover's Holidays in the Open" by Theodore Roosevelt
Her intelligence, he believes, awoke only in her later youth, coincidentally with some improvement in health.
"Harriet Martineau" by Florence Fenwick Miller
Coincidentally the newspapers comment bitterly on the conditions existing at Sing Sing and call on public opinion to rouse itself.
"Local Color" by Irvin S. Cobb

In news:

Coincidentally, Bernard said his only other offer came from Utah State.
Today's Cadillacs bear only a coincidental resemblance to the cars that preceded the CTS.
Not coincidentally, I've had my two fastest seasons since we've been together.
It is not coincidental that the mosque's name, Cordoba House, takes after the city in southern Spain that marked one of radical Islam's greatest conquests in Europe during the Middle Ages.
Coincidentally or not, this was around the time it became the subject of a lawsuit.
"There was just too many kids being sick to be coincidental.".
The Marx Brothers' best movie (1933) and, not coincidentally, the one with the strongest director—Leo McCarey, who had the flexibility to give the boys their head and the discipline to make some formal sense of it.
Her lifetime of advocacy for those with special needs—the mentally retarded—earned her a reputation far beyond the coincidental fame of being related to two senators and a president.
According to Haerter's father, Christian, the dedication was planned specifically to fall on a day those men could attend and the proximity to Veteran's Day, on November 11, is purely coincidental.
Brian Babineau/Getty Images34: Paul Pierce's jersey number, and, coincidentally, his rank in our new NBA Hall.
Only two daylight fireballs are sighted per year on average, though (coincidentally or otherwise) two were seen on April 2, one over San Antonio, TX and the other over New Zealand.
The Halloween timing here seems almost TOO coincidental.
This year's holiday stage shows have more variety and less of a coincidental theme.
Coincidentally, I'm meeting with a credit union this weekend.
One of my regular hunting partners, coincidentally named John, is in his mid-30s, and like many younger guys fascinated with powerful cartridges.

In science:

But these cases could be called ”coincidental closeness” and could be explained by the choice of arbitrary constants in the nonreplica approach.
A simple method of chaos control
The question arises whether the resemblance of the cosmic star-formation history diagram (Madau et al. 1996) and the plot of evolving QSO space density (in particular the z ≈ 2.5 peak; e.g., Shaver et al. 1996) is purely coincidental.
Star-Forming AGN Host Galaxies
Given that roughly half of the AGN occupy the strip where star-formation is important, the similarity of the cosmic star-formation history and the quasar space density history referred to in the introductory section may indeed not be coincidental.
Star-Forming AGN Host Galaxies
Coincidentally, the target stars used here are systematically middle–aged or older and void of close companions.
Optical SETI: A Spectroscopic Search for Laser Emission from Nearby Stars
As I describe below, we now recognize that many of these associations are either coincidental or due to some more complicated underlying associations.
The Environments of Soft Gamma-Ray Repeaters: A Brief & Biased Review
The relative scarcity of such pairings made a coincidental alignment of the SGR with them moderately unlikely.
The Environments of Soft Gamma-Ray Repeaters: A Brief & Biased Review
The same arguments apply for the association with the SGR and the cluster – the odds of having two such unusual ob jects coincidentally aligned on the sky are low.
The Environments of Soft Gamma-Ray Repeaters: A Brief & Biased Review
The quotient of the source spectrum and the grammage then, coincidentally, leads to a single power law spectrum.
The Phenomena of High Energy Astrophysics
For intermediate i = 45◦ case, a combination of brightening and reddening produces diagonal tra jectories, coincidentally nearly parallel to those produced by the process of stellar evolution.
Be-star rotation: how close to critical?
Coincidentally, the slightly different approaches taken by the two teams compensated the differences in surface gravity, leading to the same final white dwarf mass, 0.16 ± 0.02 M⊙ .
Optical studies of companions to millisecond pulsars
Pierre Auger, a french physicist who played an important role in the founding of CERN, was the first to have the intuition that cosmic ray events observed coincidentally in distant detectors could be extensive air showers of very high energy.
Extremely high energy cosmic rays and the Auger Observatory
Coincidentally, for muons at the Z mass the spin tune is almost exactly 1/2.
Higgs Boson and Z Physics at the First Muon Collider
The latter point also has bearing on whether trends observed in the data are coincidental.
Reeconstructing Sigma0 decays in STAR
It is similar to the numerical demonstration of the seemingly coincidental vanishing of the Casimir energy for a dilute dielectric-diamagnetic cylinder, obtained by expanding (67) to order ξ 2 .
Casimir Energy for a Dielectric Cylinder
If this is coincidental or reflects the (quasi-)Coulombic na ture of the states will be decided by further studies. A recent NLO calculation of the 1P bottomonium fine splittings has been performed in .
QCD Effective Field Theories for Heavy Quarkonium