concurrence

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n concurrence acting together, as agents or circumstances or events
    • n concurrence the temporal property of two things happening at the same time "the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable"
    • n concurrence agreement of results or opinions
    • n concurrence a state of cooperation
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Concurrence A common right; coincidence of equal powers; as, a concurrence of jurisdiction in two different courts.
    • Concurrence A meeting of minds; agreement in opinion; union in design or act; -- implying joint approbation. "Tarquin the Proud was expelled by the universal concurrence of nobles and people."
    • Concurrence Agreement or consent, implying aid or contribution of power or influence; coöperation. "We collect the greatness of the work, and the necessity of the divine concurrence to it.""An instinct that works us to its own purposes without our concurrence ."
    • Concurrence The act of concurring; a meeting or coming together; union; conjunction; combination. "We have no other measure but our own ideas, with the concurence of other probable reasons, to persuade us."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n concurrence The act of running or coming together; meeting; conjunction; combination of causes, circumstances, events, etc.; coincidence; union.
    • n concurrence Joint approval or action; accordance in opinion or operation; acquiescence; contributory aid or influence.
    • n concurrence A meeting or equivalency, as of claims or power: a term implying a point of equality between different persons or bodies: as, a concurrence of jurisdiction in two different courts.
    • n concurrence Eccles., immediate succession of two feasts or holy days, so that the second vespers of the first and the first vespers of the second coincide in time, and cannot both be observed. The difficulty is avoided either by translating, that is, transferring the less important feast to the first unoccupied day, or by saying the vespers of the greater feast with or without a commemoration of the lesser. See occurrence.
    • n concurrence In mathematics, the meeting of lines, surfaces, etc.
    • n concurrence In mod. geom., the meeting-point or cointersection-point of three or more lines.
    • n concurrence In French law, equality of rights of several parties in the same subject-matter or thing.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Concurrence the meeting of lines: union: joint action: assent
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., competition, equality of rights, fr. LL. concurrentia, competition
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. concurrĕre, from con, together, currĕre, cursum, to run.

Usage

In literature:

What had they ever done with the concurrence of the people?
"The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08" by Titus Livius
What concurrent causes may also be assigned for this change?
"The Principles of Gothic Ecclesiastical Architecture, Elucidated by Question and Answer, 4th ed." by Matthew Holbeche Bloxam
This phenomenon is manifesting itself also in other places where there is a concurrence of the German and Slavonic elements.
"Debit and Credit" by Gustav Freytag
All that was requisite was the concurrence of his adored mistress.
"Henrietta Temple A Love Story" by Benjamin Disraeli
But New York must be associated; and how is her concurrence to be obtained?
"The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Jefferson Davis
Concurrent with all these lively happenings Kirtley had cultivated the acquaintance of Miles Anderson.
"Villa Elsa" by Stuart Henry
The Lords' concurrence to be desired herein.
"The Hawarden Visitors' Hand-Book Revised Edition, 1890" by William Henry Gladstone
Half a dozen other concurrent papers, in journals political and literary, hold the same language.
"The Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Quincey, Vol. 2" by Thomas de Quincey
Resolutions of this House, concerning the Capuchins, and desire their Lordships' concurrence therein.
"Notes and Queries, Number 189, June 11, 1853" by Various
It's a thing too vital in its consequences for me to act without your full concurrence.
"A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories" by William D. Howells
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In poetry:

When thou dost favour any action,
It runnes, it flies:
All things concurre to give it a perfection.
That which had but two legs before,
When thou dost blesse, hath twelve: one wheel doth rise
To twentie then, or more.
"Praise (III)" by George Herbert

In news:

Cpk is used concurrently to consider the spread and mean shift of the process.
The new Avamio is a compact MAM solution that supports up to 25 concurrent users.
A trio of concurrent events had the party pack on the festive prowl.
Mylar 's sentence will run concurrent with a sentence he was given in Tyler County.
Child slasher gets life Former Homer High student and area resident Jason Pritchard was sentenced to two concurrent 99-year prison terms last week for slashing four school children at Mountain View Elementary School in Anchorage last year.
" Smit has been sentenced to four life terms, essentially ensuring that he will never leave prison since four terms run consecutively and one runs concurrently".
And concurrently executed bonds and the contracts they secure are construed together.
LG's flagship Optimus G quad-core LTE Android phone displays two apps simultaneously on one screen for concurrent use.
It runs concurrently with Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 2 this weekend and closes 30 minutes later.
Concurrent shows at CAC and Holy Cross Church explore the impermanence of the natural world.
authorize Michigan trial courts to adopt concurrent jurisdiction plans within a county or judicial circuit, subject to approval of the Court.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.– Artisan Resource, the showcase for artisanal products and manufacturers that runs concurrent with the New York International Gift Fair, has slated its seminar schedule for the winter show in January.
It is a four-year term concurrent with the fiscal year.
Two temporary exhibitions will open concurrently at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art on Saturday.
That should occur only with the board's concurrence.
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In science:

We note also that the dynamic predictions of MCT are expected to work best not in the immediate vicinity of Tc , but at somewhat higher temperatures where the concurrence of low-temperature transport processes can be neglected.
Structural Relaxation and Mode Coupling in a Simple Liquid: Depolarized Light Scattering in Benzene
In several studies of glassforming liquids, fits were extended above the melting point of the concurrent crystalline phase, which was found to be irrelevant for the molecular dynamics under study.
Structural Relaxation and Mode Coupling in a Simple Liquid: Depolarized Light Scattering in Benzene
Faster approximation algorithms for the unit capacity concurrent flow problem with applications to routing and finding sparse cuts.
Randomized Rounding without Solving the Linear Program
In the second case (“concurrent measurement”) we do n ot require any previous knowledge of when to measure the position of the walk.
Quantum Random Walks Hit Exponentially Faster
In [ABN+01] a notion of “halting” and intermediate partial measurement similar to our concurrent measurement is used, but the results regard the total halting probability of the quantum walk, and not the expected hitting time.
Quantum Random Walks Hit Exponentially Faster
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