Meaning of APPEARANCE in English
( n. )
The coming into court of either of the parties; the being present in court; the coming into court of a party summoned in an action, either by himself or by his attorney, expressed by a formal entry by the proper officer to that effect; the act or proceeding by which a party proceeded against places himself before the court, and submits to its jurisdiction.
Webster's Revised Unabridged English Dictionary. Пересмотренный полный словарь английского языка Webster. 2012