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  1. [linear referencing] A geographic location stored in tabular rather than spatial form. Event types include address events, route events, x,y events, and temporal events.
  2. [computing] In computing, an outcome or occurrence that happens when a user interacts with an application. For example, in a case in which clicking a button triggers the closing of a form, the event is the closing of the form.
  3. [ESRI software] In ArcWeb Services, an occurrence that triggers an alert. For example, a wildfire event might change the vegetation in a geographic location.

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