Meaning of APPEARANCE in English
[noun] [C]It was his first appearance on television/television appearance as president.She was making a public appearance signing copies of her latest novel.This was the defendant's third court appearance for the same offence.An appearance is an act of being present.I didn't really want to go to the party but I thought I'd better put in an appearance (= be present for a short time).
Cambridge English vocab. Кембриджский английский словарь. 2012