appearance

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appearance

1. Law
a. the formal attendance in court of a party in an action
b. formal notice that a party or his legal representative intends to maintain or contest the issue
2. Philosophy
a. the outward or phenomenal manifestation of things
b. the world as revealed by the senses, as opposed to its real nature
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TOPIC: Spam over Internet telephony or "spit" is making an appearance as more people use the Internet instead of regular phone lines to make calls, according to an article by USA TODAY.
Former head coach Bud Murray coached the alumni, which included such current pros as Andy Davidson, who was making an appearance before heading off to spring training.
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