event

Definitions

General English

Construction

  • In a CPM (critical path method) arrow diagram, the starting point for an activity that cannot occur until all work preceding it has been performed.

Electronics

  • An action or occurrence. It is similar to an incident (2), but an incident may imply a less significant happening than an event.
  • In computers, an event (1) which has significance to a task or program. For instance, interrupts, mouse movements, or menu selections.

Marketing

  • noun a thing which happens, e.g. a sports competition, a flower show

Media Studies

  • noun in news coverage, something that takes place which has news value

Sports

  • noun an organised activity in which several players or teams compete against each other

Travel

  • noun a party or other special occasion, e.g. a wedding reception, birthday party, etc.
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