Definitions

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  • n. the act of appearing again following absence

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A second or new appearance; the act or state of appearing again.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A new appearance; another coming into view or apprehension: as, the reappearance of Encke's comet.

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

  • n. the event of something appearing again
  • n. the act of someone appearing again

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Examples

  • The birders say that the falcon reappearance is strong argument against trying to control the pigeon population with birth control-laced grain.

    The Falcon of St. Mark's

  • But she herself returned, carrying a tray: and her reappearance was the signal for a fresh shock ... of recognition, of satisfaction.

    Succedaneum

  • The only ones to show any interest in his reappearance were the children; and the baby had fallen asleep three minutes after meeting his cousin, while ten-year-old Lucy found him a deal less fascinating than household gossip.

    The English Witch

  • The baby disappears into the unknown vastness behind the handkerchief and to her, her reappearance is a thrilling experience.

    Here and Now Story Book Two- to seven-year-olds

  • His reappearance was the signal for another outburst from the watching sophomores.

    Behind the line A story of college life and football

  • When at length all of them had been brought to the surface their condition was exceedingly dilapidated; indeed only two of them were in a condition to float; but although it was evident that the carpenter would be busy for many weeks before they would be seaworthy, their reappearance was a tremendous relief.

    The Voyages of Captain Scott : Retold from the Voyage of the Discovery and Scott's Last Expedition

  • The car had gone about four miles before Emmet returned, and so absorbed had Leigh become that his reappearance was a surprise.

    The Mayor of Warwick

  • The occasion of his reappearance was the Fourth of July celebration in 1812, when he addressed the Washington Benevolent Society at

    Daniel Webster

  • The occasion of his reappearance was the Fourth of July celebration in 1812, when he addressed the Washington Benevolent Society at Portsmouth.

    Daniel Webster

  • That she survived her terrible hardships was due entirely to the existence of the danger she most feared; that is, the reappearance of the Indians.

    Stories of New Jersey

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