Van"ish*ing(?), a. & n. from Vanish, v.
(Math.), a fraction which reduces to the form for a particular value of the variable which enters it, usually in consequence of the existence of a common factor in both terms of the fraction, which factor becomes 0 for this particular value of the variable.
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(Persp.), the intersection of the parallel of any original plane and the picture; one of the lines converging to the vanishing point. --
(Persp.), the point to which all parallel lines in the same plane tend in the representation.
(Phon.), stress of voice upon the closing portion of a syllable.
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