from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of disappearing; removal or withdrawal from sight or knowledge; a ceasing to appear or to exist: as, the disappearance of the sun, or of a race of animals.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of disappearing; cessation of appearance; removal from sight; vanishing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The action of disappearing or vanishing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of leaving secretly or without explanation
  • noun ceasing to exist
  • noun the event of passing out of sight
  • noun gradually ceasing to be visible


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