Definition for DIS-AP-PEAR'

DIS-AP-PEAR', v.i. [dis and appear.]

  1. To vanish from the sight; to recede from the view; to become invisible by vanishing or departing, or by being enveloped in any thing that conceals, or by the interposition of an object. Darkness disappears at the access of light, and light disappears at the approach of darkness. A ship disappears by departure to a distance; the sun disappears in a fog, or behind a cloud, or in setting.
  2. To cease; as, the epidemic has disappeared.
  3. To withdraw from observation. The debtor disappears when he absconds.

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