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Definition 1: (geology) the probability that an earthquake will generate a level of ground motion that exceeds a specified reference level during a given exposure time - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where exceedance or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the concept of exceedance can be applied to any type of environmental risk modeling

(exceedance is a kind of ...) a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; a number expressing the ratio of favorable cases to the whole number of cases possible

"the probability that an unbiased coin will fall with the head up is 0.5" "if that phone call is for me, chances are it's my wife"

(exceedance belongs to category ...) a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks

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