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the fact of two things happening at the same time
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|Noun||1.||co-occurrence - an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another|
associate - any event that usually accompanies or is closely connected with another; "first was the lightning and then its thunderous associate"
background - relatively unimportant or inconspicuous accompanying situation; "when the rain came he could hear the sound of thunder in the background"
|2.||co-occurrence - the temporal property of two things happening at the same time; "the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable"|
concomitance - occurrence or existence together or in connection with one another
overlap - the property of partial coincidence in time
unison - occurring together or simultaneously; "the two spoke in unison"