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intr.v. van·ished, van·ish·ing, van·ish·es
a. To pass out of sight, especially quickly; disappear. See Synonyms at disappear.
b. To pass out of existence: when the dinosaurs vanished from the earth.
2. Mathematics To become zero. Used of a function or variable.

[Middle English vanisshen, alteration of Old French esvanir, esvaniss-, from Vulgar Latin *exvanīre, alteration of Latin ēvānēscere : ē-, ex-, ex- + vānēscere, to vanish (from vānus, empty; see euə- in Indo-European roots).]

van′ish·er n.
van′ish·ing·ly adv.
van′ish·ment n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vanishing - a sudden or mysterious disappearancevanishing - a sudden or mysterious disappearance
disappearance - the event of passing out of sight
2.vanishing - a sudden disappearance from sightvanishing - a sudden disappearance from sight  
disappearance, disappearing - the act of leaving secretly or without explanation


[ˈvænɪʃɪŋ] CPD vanishing cream Ncrema f de día
vanishing point N (fig) → punto m de fuga
vanishing trick Ntruco m de desaparecer


vanishing act
vanishing cream
n(Haut)pflegecreme f
vanishing point
n (Math) → Fluchtpunkt m; (fig)Nullpunkt m
vanishing trick
n to do a vanishing (magician)etwas verschwinden lassen; he did a vanishing with the rabbiter hat das Kaninchen weggezaubert; every time he’s needed he does a vanishing (inf)jedes Mal, wenn man ihn braucht, verdrückt er sich (inf)
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