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Meaning of VANISHING

Pronunciation:  v'anishing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  suddenly disappearing from sight
  2. [n]  a sudden or mysterious disappearance
  3. [adj]  quickly going away and passing out of sight; "all I saw was his vanishing back"
 

VANISHING is a 9 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: disappearing
 
 See Also: disappearance, disappearance, disappearing

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Van"ish*ing\,
a. & n. from {Vanish}, v.

{Vanishing fraction} (Math.), a fraction which reduces to the
   form 0/0 for a particular value of the variable which
   enters it, usually in consequence of the existence of a
   common factor in both terms of the fraction, which factor
   becomes 0 for this particular value of the variable.
   --Math. Dict.

{Vanishing line} (Persp.), the intersection of the parallel
   of any original plane and picture; one of the lines
   converging to the vanishing point.

{Vanishing point} (Persp.), the point to which all parallel
   lines in the same plane tend in the representation.
   --Gwilt.

{Vanishing stress} (Phon.), stress of voice upon the closing
   portion of a syllable. --Rush.

 

 

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