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Definition of Occasional

Occasional
Occasional Oc*ca"sion*al, a. [Cf.F. occasionnel.] 1. Of or pertaining to an occasion or to occasions; occuring at times, but not constant, regular, or systematic; made or happening as opportunity requires or admits; casual; incidental; as, occasional remarks, or efforts. The . . . occasional writing of the present times. --Bagehot. 2. Produced by accident; as, the occasional origin of a thing. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne. Occasional cause (Metaph.), some circumstance preceding an effect which, without being the real cause, becomes the occasion of the action of the efficient cause; thus, the act of touching gunpowder with fire is the occasional, but not the efficient, cause of an explosion.

Meaning of Occasional from wikipedia

- Occasionalism is a philosophical theory about causation which says that created substances cannot be efficient causes of events. Instead, all events are...
- The Occasionals is the debut solo album by Canadian singer-songwriter Jim Bryson, released in 2000. All songs written by Jim Bryson, except as noted Without...
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- Occasional furniture refers to small pieces of furniture that can be put to varied uses as the occasion demands. Items such as small tables, nightstands...
- Wormholes - Essays and Occasional Writings (ISBN 0-8050-5867-2) is a book containing writings from four decades by the English author John Fowles. It was...
- Gun, with Occasional Music is a 1994 novel by American writer Jonathan Lethem. It blends science fiction and hardboiled detective fiction. It was nominated...
- former girlfriend, Hermione ****hingale, who was also the subject of "An Occasional Dream", a gentle folk tune reminiscent of the singer's 1967 debut album...
- The Occasional Conformity Act (10 Anne c. 6, "An Act for preserving the Protestant Religion", also known as the Toleration Act 1711) was an Act of the...
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