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Physics as observed but ignoring such factors as the motion of the observer, changes in the environment, etc.

apparent

Denoting a property of a star or other celestial body, such as altitude or brightness, as seen or measured by an observer. Corrections must be made to obtain the true value.

apparent

[ə′pa·rənt]
(astronomy)
A term used to designate certain measured or measurable astronomic quantities to refer them to real or visible objects, such as the sun or a star.
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Incredibly, nobody was hurt in the blast but the game was cancelled and the police have apparently launched an investigation.
In an honor far exceeding, I don't know, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Zuckerberg was apparently the first person to 'like' it.
The Angels did sign middle reliever Justin Speier for $18 million, apparently finding nothing else to spend money on.
Pou, who was apparently unfamiliar with the patients, assumed they were all unconscious.
In section the 18mm steel roof plane is allowed to sag between support points, apparently to direct the rainwater to an appropriate point of discharge.
The conclusion is apparently strengthened in the IRS's view by the fact that a grower that patronizes more than one of the three members is still limited to a single vote.
The tilt technology apparently supplements your regular up-down scrolling action with new, side-to-side scrolling action--indispensable for accountants, apparently, or for viewing really wide Web pages.
The last group of papers of miscellaneous interest is apparently intended to expand the scope of the conference volume and includes several interesting, albeit somewhat controversial, articles.
She said in her review that "[Thomas] Jefferson apparently experienced no such inner struggle [as Washington had about slavery].
Here we find the pitch apparently aimed for: significance in offhandedness, and vice versa.
The shooter apparently then moved to the front porch behind a column and fired two rounds as the sergeant arrived on the scene in his patrol vehicle.
An apparently limitless range of subjects captured his attention, among them China, hieroglyphics, music, cryptology, magnetism, and automata, filling lengthy tomes complete with eye-catching illustrations.