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Evanescent Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    evanescent adj : tending to vanish like vapor; "evanescent beauty"
Evanescent Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Evanescent \Ev`a*nes"cent\, a. [L. evanescens, -entis, p. pr. of evanescere.]
  1. Liable to vanish or pass away like vapor; vanishing; fleeting; as, evanescent joys. So evanescent are the fashions of the world in these particulars. --Hawthorne.
  2. Vanishing from notice; imperceptible. The difference between right and wrong, is some petty cases, is almost evanescent. --Wollaston.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Evanescent'


  • Evanescent: Evanescent may refer to: Evanescent (dermatology), a class of skin lesions. Evanescent wave , a term applied to electromagnetic waves that ...
  • Evanescent wave: An evanescent wave is a nearfield standing wave with an intensity that exhibits exponential decay with distance from the boundary at ...
  • Evanescent (Vamps song): Evanescent is the third single by the Japanese band Vamps , released on May 13, 2009. It includes a cover of the 1973 song "Life on Mars? ...
  • Evanescent (dermatology): Evanescent is a term used to describe skin lesion s, like wheals , that last for less than 24hours before resolving. See also : Skin lesion ...

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* Desire nothing, Chafe not at fate, nor at Nature's changeless laws. But struggle only with the personal, the transitory, the evanescent and the perishable. - H Hahn Blavatsky


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  • Teams to test 2015 rules package Monday at Michigan
    A major talking point in NASCAR has been passing, or lack thereof. A Formula One fan may chuckle at the fact that dozens of lead changes and hundreds of quick, evanescent passes isn't good enough, but stock car fans are accustomed to more. Jamie McMurray, Kasey Kahne, Danica Patrick, Paul Menard, Brad Keselowski, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Aric Almirola, Denny Hamli Read more on this news related to 'Evanescent'

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