"apparition" Definition

  1. n. The act of becoming visible; appearance; visibility.
  2. n. The thing appearing; a visible object; a form.
  3. n. An unexpected, wonderful, or preternatural appearance; a ghost; a specter; a phantom.
  4. n. The first appearance of a star or other luminary after having been invisible or obscured; -- opposed to occultation.

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Position in dictionary: 5532 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n., n.,
Words that start with "apparition": 2
Words that end with "apparition": 1
Words that contain "apparition": 2
Next words in dictionary: apparitional, apparitor, appaume, appay, appeach, appeacher, appeachment, appeal, appealable, appealant
Previous words in dictionary: apparentness, apparently, apparent, apparency, apparence, apparelling, apparelled, appareling, appareled, apparel

English Dictionary Definition of apparition

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