Definitions

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  • n. A vanishing; a disappearance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A vanishing; disappearance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A vanishing; disappearance.

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Examples

  • For if a slave can have a country in this world, it must be any other in preference to that in which he is born to live and labor for another: in which he must lock up the faculties of his nature, contribute as far as depends on his individual endeavors to the evanishment of the human race or entail his own miserable condition on the endless generations proceeding from him.

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  • Meantime the old archer continued his conversation with Bertram, while the minstrel, like many other men similarly situated, heartily wished that his well-meaning companion had been a hundred fathoms under ground, so his evanishment had given him license to join his mistress; but all he had in his power was to approach her as near as he could, without creating any suspicion.

    Castle Dangerous

  • The dignified evanishment of the hero of Oak Lodge, on this unexpected recognition, could only be equalled by that of a furtive dog with a considerable kettle at his tail.

    Sketches by Boz

  • For if the slave can have a country in this world, it must be any other in preference to that in which he is born to live and labour for another; in which be must lock up the faculties of his nature, contribute as far as depends on his individual endeavours to the evanishment of the human race, or entail his own miserable condition on the endless generations proceeding from him.

    Clotel; or, The President's Daughter: A Narrative of Slave Life in the United States. By William Wells Brown, A Fugitive Slave, Author of "Three Years in Europe." With a Sketch of the Author's Life

  • The evanishment of his tiny patrimony, spirited away some years ago by divers over-friendly ladies, hath taught the man humility, and procured for me the privilege of paying for his support: but I find him more valuable than his cost.

    Gallantry Dizain des Fetes Galantes

  • His quick eye noticed the swept floor and the evanishment of disorder.

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  • It was an evanishment for which there was neither sackcloth nor surprise; and though there came no news of him it cannot be said that Canaan did not hear of him, for surely it could hear itself talk.

    The Conquest of Canaan

  • Monsieur AndrĂ© Duchemin which must have been found on Ekstrom's body, a berth on some steamer sailing for Europe, then the last evanishment.

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  • _The intrusion (as an apparition) of a person or thing into a completely enclosed portion of three-space; or contrariwise, the exit (as an evanishment) out of such a space_.

    Four-Dimensional Vistas

  • Correspondingly, an evanishment from any three-dimensional enclosure -- such as a room with locked doors and windows -- might be effected by means of a movement in the fourth dimension.

    Four-Dimensional Vistas

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