Meaning of APPARENT in English

adj. 1 readily visible or perceivable. 2 seeming. apparent horizon see HORIZON 1b. apparent magnitude the magnitude, i.e. brightness, of a celestial body as seen from the earth (opp. absolute magnitude). apparent time solar time (see SOLAR adj.). apparently adv.

[ ME f. OF aparant f. L (as APPEAR) ]

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