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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

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- Occasionalism is a philosophical doctrine about causation which says that created substances cannot be efficient causes of events. Instead, all events...
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- Occasional Rain is a 1972 studio album from American musician Terry Callier. Released by Cadet Records, it is Callier's second album and the first in the...
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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...
- An Occasional **** is a crime novel by the American writer Randall Silvis. Set in 1990s in the lower Monongahela River Valley below Pittsburgh, it tells...
- Occasional Wife is an American situation comedy that aired on NBC from September 13, 1966 until August 29, 1967. Peter Christopher is a New York bachelor...
- A Nest of Occasionals, published in 2009, is collection of autobiographical essays by New Zealand-Australian comedian Tony Martin. It is a follow-up to...
- 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...