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coinciding


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coincide  \Co`in*cide"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Coincided};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Coinciding}.]  [L.  co-  +  incidere  to  fall  on  in  + 
  cadere  to  fall:  cf  F.  co["i]ncider.  See  {Chance},  n.] 
  1.  To  occupy  the  same  place  in  space,  as  two  equal  triangles, 
  when  placed  one  on  the  other 
 
  If  the  equator  and  the  ecliptic  had  coincided,  it 
  would  have  rendered  the  annual  revoluton  of  the 
  earth  useless.  --Cheyne. 
 
  2.  To  occur  at  the  same  time;  to  be  contemporaneous;  as  the 
  fall  of  Granada  coincided  with  the  discovery  of  America. 
 
  3.  To  correspond  exactly;  to  agree;  to  concur;  as  our  aims 
  coincide. 
 
  The  rules  of  right  jugdment  and  of  good 
  ratiocination  often  coincide  with  each  other 
  --Watts. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coinciding 
  adj  1:  occurring  or  operating  at  the  same  time;  "a  series  of 
  coincident  events"  [syn:  {coincident},  {coincidental}, 
  {concurrent},  {cooccurring},  {simultaneous},  {at  the 
  same  time(p)}] 
  2:  matching  point  for  point;  "coincident  circles"  [syn:  {coincident}] 




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