2. Conjoined; associate; concomitant; existing or happening at the same time.
There is no difference the concurrent echo and the iterant but the quickness or slowness of the return.
Changes . . . concurrent with the visual changes in the eye.
3. Joint and equal in authority; taking cognizance of similar questions; operating on the same objects; as,
the concurrent jurisdiction of courts.
4. (Geom.) Meeting in one point.
Syn. Meeting; uniting; accompanying; conjoined; associated; coincident; united.
1. One who, or that which, concurs; a joint or contributory cause.
To all affairs of importance there are three necessary concurrents . . . time, industry, and faculties.
2. One pursuing the same course, or seeking the same objects; hence, a rival; an opponent.
Menander . . . had no concurrent in his time that came near unto him.
3. (Chron.) One of the supernumerary days of the year over fifty-two complete weeks; so called
because they concur with the solar cycle, the course of which they follow.
(Con*cur"rent*ly), adv. With concurrence; unitedly.
(Con*cur"rent*ness), n. The state or quality of being concurrent; concurrence.
Concurring figure (Geom.), one which, being laid on another, exactly meets every part of it, or one
which corresponds with another in all its parts.
(Con*cur"ring) a. Agreeing.
(Con*cuss") v. t. [L. concussus, p. p. of concutere. See Concussion.]
1. To shake or agitate. "Concussed with uncertainty." Daniel.
2. (Law) To force (a person) to do something, or give up something, by intimidation; to coerce. Wharton.
(Con`cus*sa"tion) n. A violent shock or agitation. [Obs.] Bp. Hall.
(Con*cus"sion) n. [L. concussio, fr. concutere, concussum, to shake violenty; con- +
quatere to shake. See Cashier, Quash.]
1. A shaking or agitation; a shock; caused by the collision of two bodies.
It is believed that great ringing of bells, in populous cities, hath dissipated pestilent air; which may be
from the concussion of the air.
2. (Med.) A condition of lowered functional activity, without visible structural change, produced in an
organ by a shock, as by fall or blow; as, a concussion of the brain.