The supposed effect of such an agent; something that befalls, as the result of unknown or unconsidered forces; the issue of uncertain conditions; an event not calculated upon; an unexpected occurrence; a happening; accident; fortuity; casualty.
come upon, as if by accident; meet with; "We find this idea in Plato"; "I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here"; "She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day"
The constellation of undefined causal factors which are considered to be irrelevant to the causal relationship under investigation; often spoken of as if it were a single, independent agency; the expression “pure chance” is sometimes used to describe a state characterized by complete unpredictability, that is, an absence of any cause-effect relationships. The term “chance” is frequently a short-hand expression for “mean chance expectation” as in “deviation from chance.
a remarkable story of life, challenge, engagement and collaboration, told from the perspective of a father taking the opportunity to introduce himself to his thirteen year old son in a precious and powerful way
Chance is a novel by Joseph Conrad, published in 1913 following serial publication the previous year. Although the novel was not one upon which Conrad's later critical reputation was to depend, it was his greatest commercial success upon initial publication.
Something that occurs randomly. Clearly, if everything has a cause and effect then there can be no such thing as chance! However, in statistics it refers to the likelihood that any numerical difference observed between two conditions is NOT the result of the IV on the DV but has been caused by something else that hasn't been measured.
A choreographic process in which elements are specifically chosen and defined but randomly structured to create a dance or movement phrase. This process demands high levels of concentration in performance to deal effectively with free-association and surprise structures that appear spontaneously.
a great tale that effortlessly combines elements of chick lit, buddy tales, paranormal, and amateur sleuth with a contemporary romance in such a manner that cross-subgenre fans will welcome a new talent onto their bookshelves
Chance is the name of two unrelated fictional characters in the Marvel Universe. The first is a mercenary and enemy of Spider-Man, the second a mutant who originally appeared in Fallen Angels vol. 1 #1.