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VAN'ISHING, ppr. Disappearing; passing from the sight or possession; departing forever.

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VAN'ISHING, ppr. Disappearing; passing from the sight or possession; departing forever.


Disappearing; passing from the sight or possession; departing forever.

  1. a. *** n. from Vanish, v.

    Vanishing fraction (Math.), a fraction which reduces to the form &frac00] for a particular value of the variable which enters it, usually in consequence of the existence of a common factor in both terms of the fraction, which factor becomes 0 for this particular value of the variable. Math. Dict. -- Vanishing line (Persp.), the intersection of the parallel of any original plane and picture; one of the lines converging to the vanishing point. -- Vanishing point (Persp.), the point to which all parallel lines in the same plane tend in the representation. Gwilt. -- Vanishing stress (Phon.), stress of voice upon the closing portion of a syllable. Rush.

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VAN'ISHING, participle present tense Disappearing; passing from the sight or possession; departing forever.

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1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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1. Slender; thin; fine; of little diameter; hence in general, litte in size or quantity; not great; as a small house; a small horse; a small farm; a small body; small particles.

2. Minute; slender; fine; as a small voice.

3. Little in degree; as small improvement; small acquirements; the trouble is small. Ther arose no small stir about that way. Acts 9.

4. Being of little moment, weight or importance; as, it is a small matter or thing; a small subject.

5. Of little genius or ability; petty; as a small poet or musician.

6. Short; containing little; as a small essay.

7. Little in amount; as a small sum; a small price.

8. Containing little of the principal quality, or little strenghth; weak; as small beer.

9. Gentle; soft; not loud. I Kings 19.

10. Mean; base; unworthy.

SMALL, n. The small or slender part of a thing; as the small of the leg or of the back.

SMALL, v.t. To make little or less. [Not in use.]

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