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apparition Explained

apparition at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['æpə'rıʃən]

apparition at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

apparition at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] [Date: 1400-1500; Language: Late Latin; Origin: apparitio, from Latin apparere; APPEAR]// something that you imagine you can see, especially the spirit of a dead person// --He stared at the strange apparition before him.// --a ghostly apparition of a man//

apparition at French => English Of Explained:

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apparition at Swedish => English Of Explained:

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apparition at Swedish => english Of Explained:

appearance

apparition at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

118 Moby Thesaurus words for "apparition":
Masan, appearance, appearing, arising, astral, astral spirit,
avatar, banshee, bogey, brainchild, bubble, chimera, coming,
coming into being, coming-forth, control, corposant, delirium,
delusion, departed spirit, disclosure, disembodied spirit, duppy,
dybbuk, eidolon, emergence, epiphany, exposure, false image, fancy,
fantasque, fantasy, fiction, figment, figure, form, forthcoming,
ghost, grateful dead, guide, hallucination, hant, haunt,
idle fancy, idolum, illusion, image, imagery, imagination,
imagining, immateriality, incarnation, incorporeal,
incorporeal being, incorporeity, insubstantial image, invention,
issuance, larva, lemures, maggot, make-believe, manes,
manifestation, marshfire, materialization, materializing, mirage,
myth, occurrence, oni, opening, phantasm, phantasma,
phantasmagoria, phantom, phasm, phenomenon, poltergeist, presence,
presentation, realization, revelation, revenant, rise, rising,
romance, shade, shadow, shape, showing, showing forth,
shrouded spirit, sick fancy, specter, spectral ghost, spectrum,
spirit, spook, sprite, theophany, thick-coming fancies, trip,
umbra, unfolding, unfoldment, unsubstantiality, vapor, vision,
waking dream, walking dead man, wandering soul, whim, whimsy,
wildest dream, wildest dreams, wraith, zombie

apparition at French => English Of Explained:

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Apparition at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Apparition \Ap`pa*ri"tion\, n. [F. apparition, L. apparitio, fr.
apparere. See {Appear}.]
1. The act of becoming visible; appearance; visibility.
--Milton.

The sudden apparition of the Spaniards. --Prescott.

The apparition of Lawyer Clippurse occasioned much
speculation in that portion of the world. --Sir W.
Scott.

2. The thing appearing; a visible object; a form.

Which apparition, it seems, was you. --Tatler.

3. An unexpected, wonderful, or preternatural appearance; a
ghost; a specter; a phantom. ``The heavenly bands . . . a
glorious apparition.'' --Milton.

I think it is the weakness of mine eyes That shapes
this monstrous apparition. --Shak.

4. (Astron.) The first appearance of a star or other luminary
after having been invisible or obscured; -- opposed to
{occultation}.

{Circle of perpetual apparition}. See under {Circle}.

apparition at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

apparition
n 1: a ghostly appearing figure; "we were unprepared for the
apparition that confronted us" [syn: {phantom}, {phantasm},
{phantasma}, {specter}, {spectre}]
2: the appearance of a ghostlike figure; "I was recalled to the
present by the apparition of a frightening specter"
3: something existing in perception only; "a ghostly apparition
at midnight" [syn: {phantom}, {phantasm}, {phantasma}, {shadow}]
4: an act of appearing or becoming visible unexpectedly;
"natives were amazed at the apparition of this white
stanger"

apparition at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » fr Inter: term » apparition||lang=fr, from Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » apparitio||lang=la, from Inter: term » appareo||lang=la.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˌæp.ə(ɹ)ˈɪʃn̩/, Inter: X-SAMPA » 1=/%{p.@(r\)"ISn=/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /ˌæp.ɚˈɪʃ.n̩/|/ˌæp.ɚˈɪ.ʃən/

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n

  • An act of becoming visible; appearance; visibility.
    1. : The sudden apparition of the Spaniards. -- Category: w - :William H. Prescott|William H. Prescott.
    2. : The apparition of Lawyer Clippurse occasioned much speculation in that portion of the world. -- Category: w - :Sir W. Scott|Sir W. Scott.
    3. The thing appearing; a visible object; a form.
    4. : Which apparition, it seems, was you. --Tatler.
    5. An unexpected, wonderful, or preternatural appearance; especially something such as a ghost or phantom.
    6. : The heavenly bands . . . a glorious apparition. --Category: w - :John Milton|John Milton.
    7. : I think it is the weakness of mine eyes That shapes this monstrous apparition. --Category: w - :William Shakespeare|William Shakespeare
    8. Inter: Astronom » y The first appearance of a star or other luminary after having been invisible or obscured;—opposed to occultation.


    Synonyms

    * Inter: sense » act of becoming visible appearance
    • Inter: sense » a preternatural appearance vision
    • See also Category: Wikisaurus:ghost -

      Related terms

      * apparent
    • appearance

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » act of becoming visible
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|появяване|sc=Cyrl
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|ilmestyminen, Inter: t- » fi|ilmaantuminen
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|apparizione|f


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|aparição|f
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|apariție|f, Inter: t- » ro|ivire|f
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|появление|n|sc=Cyrl

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » thing appearing
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|ilmestys
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|apparizione|f


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|явление|n|sc=Cyrl

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » unexpected, wonderful, or preternatural appearance
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|привидение|n|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » bg|видение|n|sc=Cyrl
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|幽靈|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|幽灵|tr=yōulíng|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|鬼魂|tr=guǐhún|sc=Hani
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|ilmestys
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|jelenés


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|apparizione|f
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|привидение|n|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|призрак|m|sc=Cyrl
  • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|sgàile|f, Inter: t- » gd|tannasg|m, Inter: t- » gd|taibhse|m|f
  • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|prikaza|f
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|aparición|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » astronomy: the first appearance of a luminary after having been invisible or obscured
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|видимост|sc=Cyrl
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|ilmestyminen


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|apparizione|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » sh: Inter: t- » sh|priviđenje|n, Inter: t- » sh|pričina|f


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    French

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » /a.pa.ʁi.sjɔ̃/|lang=fr
    • Inter: audio » Fr-apparition.ogg|audio (une apparition)

      Noun

      Inter: fr-noun » f


  • appearance
    1. ghost
    2. Inter: baseball » lang=fr plate appearance

      Synonyms

      * Inter: sense » ghost Inter: l » fr|fantôme

  • Inter: sense » plate appearance Inter: l » fr|apparition au bâton, Inter: l » fr|présence, Inter: l » fr|présence au bâton

  • Translation: ar » apparition
    Translation: cy » apparition
    Translation: de » apparition
    Translation: et » apparition
    Translation: el » apparition
    Translation: eo » apparition
    Translation: eu » apparition
    Translation: fa » apparition
    Translation: fr » apparition
    Translation: gl » apparition
    Translation: ko » apparition
    Translation: io » apparition
    Translation: id » apparition
    Translation: it » apparition
    Translation: kn » apparition
    Translation: ku » apparition
    Translation: hu » apparition
    Translation: mg » apparition
    Translation: ml » apparition
    Translation: my » apparition
    Translation: pl » apparition
    Translation: ru » apparition
    Translation: fi » apparition
    Translation: sv » apparition
    Translation: ta » apparition
    Translation: te » apparition
    Translation: tr » apparition
    Translation: vi » apparition
    Translation: zh » apparition