a. & n. from Vanish, v.
Vanishing fraction Math., a fraction which reduces to the form Math. Dict. -- Vanishing line Persp., the intersection of the parallel of any original plane and picture; one of the lines converging to the vanishing point. -- Vanishing point Persp., the point to which all parallel lines in the same plane tend in the representation. Gwilt. -- Vanishing stress Phon., stress of voice upon the closing portion of a syllable. Rush.
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