disappearing disappearing  /ˌdɪs ə ˈpɪ rɪŋ/


  • (n) the act of leaving secretly or without explanation


  1. As many as 100 movies a week were disappearing.
  2. Scandal: Year-long affair How Outed: Press Conference The Sanford saga began with a disappearing act.
  3. As a result, hundreds of traditional crops are disappearing.


  1. Missing red panda found in Washington D.C. neighborhood

    By Paige Gance WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A young red panda named Rusty was recaptured about a mile from the Smithsonian National Zoo on Monday after disappearing overnight, the zoo said. The raccoon-sized animal was discovered in the capital's Adams Morgan neighborhood. Zookeepers arrived to corner and crate up the wandering panda, the zoo said in a statement. "Rusty has returned from his trip to ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Twinkies, Ho Hos, Other Hostess Cakes To Return On July 15

    After disappearing when Hostess went into bankruptcy last year, the snack cakes that supposedly last forever are now really going to live on. New owners are bringing them back.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: NPR

  3. The Return of the 10% Down Payment

    After virtually disappearing for years, the 10% down payment is back. But that might not be good news for all home buyers. 
    on June 24, 2013     Source: FOX Business


  1. "This conviction has particular importance when because the founding and forging generation of the revolution is disappearing," Raul Castro added.
    on Feb 23, 2008 By: Castro Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "If Iran continues its nuclear weapons programme, we will attack it," Mofaz, who is also transportation minister, told the Yediot Aharonot daily. "Other options are disappearing. The sanctions are not effective. There will be no alternative...
    on Jun 7, 2008 By: Shaul Mofaz Source: ArabianBusiness.com

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